Sezary syndrome is difficult to cure. Treatment is usually palliative, with the intention of relief of symptoms and improvement in the quality of life. Patients may live many years with the disease.
Last updated: 8/3/2015
How might Sezary syndrome be treated?
In general, there are six different treatment options available to people with Sezary syndrome. These include:
Other drug therapy (i.e. topical steriods, retinoids)
To learn more about the treatment and management of Sezary syndrome, including specific information about each of the treatments listed above, please visit the National Cancer Institute's Web site. Simply click on the link to access this resource.
Last updated: 7/30/2015
How can I learn about research opportunities for individuals with Sezary syndrome?
The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through the National Library of Medicine, developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members, and members of the public with current information on clinical research studies. Currently, there are several clinical trials are identified as enrolling individuals with Sezary syndrome. To find these trials, click on the link above. After you click on a study, review its "eligibility" criteria to determine its appropriateness. Use the study’s contact information to learn more. Check this site often for regular updates.
You can also contact the Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison (PRPL) Office at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We recommend calling 1-800-411-1222 to speak with a specialist, who can help you determine if you are eligible for any clinical trials. If you are located outside the United States, and would like to be contacted via telephone, you will need to contact PRPL and provide your telephone number in full, including area code and international dialing prefix.