NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,881 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

stage I AIDS-related lymphoma
(... ree-LAY-ted lim-FOH-muh)
Stage I is divided into stages I and IE. In stage I, cancer is found in one lymphatic area (lymph node group, tonsils and nearby tissue, thymus, or spleen). In stage IE, cancer is found in one organ or area outside the lymph nodes.