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Blood Cancer: Diagnosis

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 131273, tabled on 17 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to improve early diagnosis of (a) mycosis fungoides and (b) Sézary syndrome, two subtypes of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

Answered on

11 January 2021

T-cell lymphomas are recognised as a rare form of cancer that require pan regional arrangements for referral and treatment. Cancer Alliances have pathways in place to support diagnosis as part of their skin cancer pathways.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care