NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,913 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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true histiocytic lymphoma
(... HIS-tee-oh-SIH-tik lim-FOH-muh)
A rare, very aggressive (fast-growing) type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer that begins in the cells of the immune system). It is marked by large abnormal lymphoid cells that do not look like T cells or B cells.