NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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stage II mycosis fungoides
(... my-KOH-sis fun-GOY-deez)
Stage II is divided into stages IIA and IIB. In stage IIA, patches, papules, and/or plaques cover any amount of the skin surface. Lymph nodes are abnormal, but they are not cancerous. In stage IIB, one or more tumors that are 1 centimeter or larger are found on the skin. Lymph nodes may be abnormal, but they are not cancerous. In both stages, there may be a low number of Sezary cells in the blood.