For some people, skin irritations, including rashes and dry, scaly skin, are a part of daily life. If standard treatments are not successful or stop working over time, it may be the sign of a more serious condition called cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Allegheny Health Network (AHN) offers one of few Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma programs in western Pennsylvania. From diagnosis to treatment, you can count on us for care that meets your needs.
This rare form of cancer affects the outer layers of the skin. However, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma does not come from too much time in the sun. The condition occurs when white blood cells (lymphocytes) start growing out of control.
Early symptoms of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma include rashes or patches of red, scaly skin. These symptoms are like other conditions, such as eczema or psoriasis, and progress slowly over time. Common forms of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma include mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome.
Our team includes a dermatologist with extra training in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma care. And you have access to newly approved medications, too. This level of care helps you receive effective treatments while lowering your risk for unpleasant side effects.
We successfully treat many people with early-stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. For complex cancers that do not respond to