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Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma: Overcoming Challenges and Choosing the Best Treatment

Jasmine Zain, MD - Speaker Bio
Jasmine Zain, M.D., is one of today’s most respected physicians in the treatment of hematologic malignancies. Triple-board certified in hematology, oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Zain leads a state-of-the-art program for the treatment of T cell malignancies using novel targeted therapeutic agents, immunological approaches and stem cell transplantation. She has developed a focus in the use of epigenetic strategies for the treatment of T cell and other lymphoid malignancies. Her work has contributed to the approval process for key drugs currently in use of the treatment of T cell lymphomas.
  • Topic Info:Cutaneous T cell lymphomas are types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that arise when infection-fighting white blood cells in the lymphatic system – called lymphocytes – become malignant and affect the skin.

    Lymphomas are cancers of the lymphoid system and usually arise in lymph nodes.

    However, with skin being the largest lymphoid organ in the body and our first line of defense against the outside environment, occasionally it becomes the site of lymphoma formation.

    Listen in as Jasmine Zain, MD talks about T cell lymphomas,along with the best prevention and treatments.