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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


peripheral T-cell lymphoma  listen  (peh-RIH-feh-rul ... lim-FOH-muh)

  One of a group of aggressive (fast-growing) non-Hodgkin lymphomas that begin in mature T lymphocytes (T cells that have matured in the thymus gland and gone to other lymphatic sites in the body, including lymph nodes, bone marrow, and spleen.) Also called mature T-cell lymphoma.

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