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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


stage I childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma  listen  (... non-HOJ-kin lim-FOH-muh)

  Cancer is found (1) in one group of lymph nodes; or (2) in one area outside the lymph nodes. No cancer is found in the abdomen or mediastinum (area between the lungs).

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Stage I childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma; drawing shows cancer in one group of lymph nodes. An inset shows a lymph node with a lymph vessel, an artery, and a vein. Lymphoma cells containing cancer are shown in the lymph node.