Cancer Information

stage I mycosis fungoides and the S├ęzary syndrome

(...my-KOH-sis fun-GOY-deez ... say-zah-REE SIN-drome)

Stage I is divided into stages IA and IB. In stage IA, less than 10% of the skin surface is covered with patches, papules, and/or plaques. In stage IB, 10% or more of the skin surface is covered with patches, papules, and/or plaques. In stages IA and IB, there may be abnormal lymphocytes in the blood but they are not cancerous.