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View in Spanish: Micosis fungoides y el síndrome de Sézary en estadio III

Stage III mycosis fungoides and the Sézary syndrome (my-KOH-sis fun-GOY-deez say-zah-REE SIN-drome)
In stage III, nearly all of the skin is reddened and there may be patches, plaques, or tumors. Lymph nodes may be enlarged but cancer has not spread to them. Stage III may also be classified based on how many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are found in the blood.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.