stage IV adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Cancer is found (1) throughout one or more organs that are not part of a lymphatic area (lymph nodes, tonsils, thymus or spleen) and may be in lymph nodes near those organs; or (2) in one organ that is not part of a lymphatic area and has spread to organs or lymph nodes far away from that organ; or (3) in the liver, bone marrow, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), or lungs (other than cancer that has spread to the lungs from nearby areas).

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Stage IV adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer is found throughout one or more organs that are not part of a lymphatic area (lymph nodes, tonsils, thymus, or spleen) (a); or in one organ that is not part of a lymphatic area and has spread to lymph nodes far away from that organ (b); or cerebrospinal fluid (not shown), the liver, bone marrow, or lungs.Linfoma no Hodgkin en adultos en estadio IV. El cáncer se encuentra en la totalidad de uno o más órganos que no forman parte del área linfática (ganglios linfáticos, amígdalas, timo o bazo) (a); o en un órgano que no forma parte del área linfática y se diseminó hasta ganglios linfáticos muy alejados de ese órgano (b); o en el líquido cefalorraquídeo (que no se muestra), el hígado, la médula ósea o los pulmones. Date last modified: 2010-06-21