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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

primary central nervous system lymphoma  listen  (PRY-mayr-ee SEN-trul NER-vus SIS-tem lim-FOH-muh)

  Cancer that forms in the lymph tissue of the brain, spinal cord, meninges (outer covering of the brain), or eye (called ocular lymphoma). Also called PCNSL and primary CNS lymphoma.