TITLE

non-Hodgkin's lymphoma:

AUTHOR(S)
Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L.
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p162
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is presented. It refers to a lymphoma other than Hodgkin's disease. Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas may be classified into nodular or diffuse tumor patterns and by cell type. They can be also be classified into high, intermediate, and low grade malignancy and into cytologic subtypes.
ACCESSION #
23076275

 

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