Why do treatments take such a long time?


Larisa Geskin, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh

Pierluigi Porcu, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Marianne Tawa, RN, MSN, ANP, Nurse Practitioner, Dermatology and Cutaneous Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Stuart Lessin, MD, Medical Directory, KGL Skin Study Center

Starting a treatment plan is a very hopeful time. However your response may not be immediate. Why? Cutaneous lymphoma experts provide answers to the question: "Why do treatments take such a long time? If I choose an aggressive treatment would I get better quicker?"