Dr. Rosen recalls the symptoms associated with cutaneous lymphomas and explains the cause.
We don’t know. There has been a lot of speculation that cutaneous lymphomas are caused by environmental exposures or by viruses, but there’s no proof at this juncture.
A woman would see a persistent abnormality in the skin, often a raised lesion. It could be a patch that changes the skin color or plaque, which is a thicker area, or actually a nodule.
About Dr. Steven Rosen, M.D., F.A.C.P:
Steven Rosen, M.D., F.A.C.P., is Genevieve Teuton Professor of Medicine, at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Director of Cancer Programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Following his graduation with distinction from Northwestern University Medical School's Six-Year Honors Program in 1976, Dr. Rosen completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern and a fellowship in Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Rosen's laboratory research focuses on experimental therapeutics and hematologic malignancies.
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