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Tumor Burden Index in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The Tumor Burden Index (TBI) measures the tumor burden in patients with cutaneous T cell lymphoma by taking into account the types, number and severity of skin lesions. This can be used to estimate the prognosis and to help identify patients who might benefit from more or less aggressive therapy. The index performed better than the TNM stage for discrimination of survival and significance of differences.

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