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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Sezary syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Sézary lymphoma
  • Sézary syndrome
  • Sezary's lymphoma
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Treatment

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How might Sezary syndrome be treated?

In general, there are six different treatment options available to people with Sezary syndrome. These include:[1]
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Other drug therapy (i.e. topical steriods, retinoids)
  • Biologic therapy
  • Targeted therapy

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

References
  1. Mycosis Fungoides and the Sézary Syndrome Treatment (PDQ®). National Cancer Institute. May 2015; http://www.cancer.gov/types/lymphoma/patient/mycosis-fungoides-treatment-pdq.


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Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Sezary syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
  • Orphanet lists European clinical trials, research studies, and patient registries enrolling people with this condition. 
  • The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT) provides access to reports, data, and analyses of research activities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH-supported research. Although these projects may not conduct studies on humans, you may want to contact the investigators to learn more. To search for studies, enter the disease name in the "Text Search" box. Then click "Submit Query".
Other Names for this Disease
  • Sézary lymphoma
  • Sézary syndrome
  • Sezary's lymphoma
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.