Dutch Mycosis Fungoides Study Group
Since 1975 a multicentered group on mycosis fungoides has been active in the Netherlands. All seven university departments of Dermatology participate in this group and the vast majority of the patients with mycosis fungoides are treated in these centers (Hamminga and Van Vloten 1980). The objective was to face the problems on the management of these patients and to obtain uniformity in the management. We felt that every clinic has its right to treat patients according to their own ideas and experience, however, it was agreed upon that diagnosis, staging and therapy should run along uniform lines. In the Netherlands with a population of about 14 million, 15–20 new cases are reported every year. In 1980 the total number of patients with mycosis fungoides under treatment and follow-up was 141.
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