stage IV adult Hodgkin lymphoma

Pronunciation: (... uh-dult HOJ-kin lim-FOH-muh)

Cancer is found (1) outside the lymph nodes throughout one or more organs, and may be in lymph nodes near those organs; or (2) outside the lymph nodes in one organ and has spread to areas far away from that organ; or (3) in the lung, liver, bone marrow, or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The cancer has not spread to the lung, liver, bone marrow, or CSF from nearby areas.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Stage IV adult Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer is found outside the lymph nodes throughout one or more organs (a); or outside the lymph nodes in one organ and has spread to lymph nodes far away from that organ (b); or in the lung, liver, or bone marrow.

Date last modified: 2012-10-12Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma TreatmentLinfoma de Hodgkin en adultos: Tratamiento