T-cell lymphoma: A blood cell cancer
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I'm on the remission side of a bout with granulomatous cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma. My primary treatment was through Northwestern University (Chicago) and consisted of 1 session electron beam and 1 session of gamma radiation, followed by 2 years of inteferon and PUVA treatments. As an adjunct therapy I personally applied a mixture 90% DMSO /10% tea tree oil, by volume, to any newly forming lesions. The topical application of the DMSO/TTO solution seemed to cause the lesions to disappear after a few treatments. I would estimate that the adjunct treatment was used on 6-10 lesions, all of which disappeared. I am no longer taking interferon injections and the PUVA treatments have been reduced to once a month (started at 3/week). I had one lower leg that was for the most part an open sore. This area received gamma radiation. Other smaller lesions (
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