The cytogenetic and molecular landscape of mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome

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High resolution karyotyping and massive parallel genomic sequencing in mycosis fungoides (MF) and sézary syndrome (SS) have revealed a complex and heterogeneous genomic landscape. Multiple copy number alterations and several DNA sequence mutations are believed to disrupt key intracellular pathways relevant to T-cell and tumor biology, such as T-cell receptor signaling, IL-2/JAK/STAT, NF-κB, MAPK, PI3K/AKT, MYC, TP53, cell cycle checkpoints and epigenetic regulation. Knowledge of the genetic background of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) might contribute to the development of novel targeted therapeutic strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL)
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Features, Diagnosis and Treatment Options
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781536119190
ISBN (Print)9781536118995
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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