NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,441 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- stage IV adult Hodgkin lymphoma
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Cancer (1) has
spread throughout one or more organs outside the lymph
system; or (2) is found in two or more groups of lymph
nodes that are either above the diaphragm or below the
diaphragm and in one organ that is outside the lymph system
and not near the affected lymph nodes; or (3) is found in
groups of lymph nodes both above and below the diaphragm
and in any organ that is outside the lymph system; or (4)
is found in the liver, bone marrow, more than one place in
the lung, or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The cancer has not
spread directly into the liver, bone marrow, lung, or CSF
from nearby lymph nodes.