large-cell lymphoma


large-cell lymphoma
Highly malignant group of tumours arising from transformed lymphocytes or myeloid precursors. Cell of origin often obscure.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • anaplastic large cell lymphoma — An aggressive (fast growing) type of non Hodgkin’s lymphoma that is usually of the T cell type. The cancer cells express a marker called CD30 or Ki 1 on the surface, and may appear in the lymph nodes, skin, bones, soft tissues, lungs, or liver …   English dictionary of cancer terms


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