Waldenström macroglobulinemia

Pronunciation: (VAHL-den-strum MA-kroh-GLAH-byoo-lih-NEE-mee-uh)

An indolent (slow-growing) type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma marked by abnormal levels of IgM antibodies in the blood and an enlarged liver, spleen, or lymph nodes. Also called lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2007-09-21