stage III adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Stage III is divided into stages III, IIIE, IIIS, and IIIE+S. In stage III, cancer is found in one or more lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm (the thin muscle below the lungs that helps breathing and separates the chest from the abdomen). In stage IIIE, cancer is found in lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm and outside the lymph nodes in a nearby organ or area. In stage IIIS, cancer is found in lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm and in the spleen. In stage IIIE+S, cancer is found in lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm, outside the lymph nodes in a nearby organ or area, and in the spleen.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Stage III adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer is found in one or more lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm (a). In stage IIIE, cancer is found in lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm and outside the lymph nodes in a nearby organ or area (b). In stage IIIS, cancer is found in lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm (a) and in the spleen (c). In stage IIIE plus S, cancer is found in lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm, outside the lymph nodes in a nearby organ or area (b), and in the spleen (c).Linfoma no Hodgkin en adultos en estadio III. El cáncer se encuentra en uno o más grupos de ganglios linfáticos por encima o por debajo del diafragma (a). En el estadio IIIE, el cáncer se encuentra en grupos de ganglios linfáticos por encima y por debajo del diafragma, y en un área u órganos cercanos fuera de los ganglios linfáticos (b). En el estadio IIIS, el cáncer se encuentra en grupos de ganglios linfáticos por encima y por debajo del diafragma (a) y en el bazo (c). En el estadio IIIE más el estadio S, el cáncer se encuentra en grupos de ganglios linfáticos por encima y por debajo del diafragma, en un área u órgano cercanos fuera de los ganglios linfáticos (b) y en el bazo (c). Date last modified: 2010-05-24