primary central nervous system lymphoma

Pronunciation: (PRY-mayr-ee SEN-trul NER-vus SIS-tem lim-FOH-muh)

Cancer that forms in the lymph tissue of the brain, spinal cord, meninges (outer covering of the brain), or eye (called ocular lymphoma). Also called PCNSL and primary CNS lymphoma.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2007-04-10Primary CNS Lymphoma TreatmentLinfoma primario del sistema nervioso central: Tratamiento