NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,122 terms related to cancer and medicine.
We offer a widget that you can add to your website to let users look up cancer-related terms. Get NCI’s Dictionary of Cancer Terms Widget.
- stage IV AIDS-related lymphoma
- listen (... ree-LAY-ted lim-FOH-muh)
Cancer is found (1) throughout one or more organs that are not part of a lymphatic area (lymph node group, tonsils and nearby tissue, thymus, or spleen) and may be in lymph nodes near those organs; or (2) in one organ that is not part of the lymphatic area and has spread to organs or lymph nodes far away from that organ; or (3) in the liver, bone marrow, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), or lungs (other than cancer that has spread to the lungs from nearby areas).