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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


stage I mycosis fungoides  listen  (... my-KOH-sis fun-GOY-deez)

  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.