stage II childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Cancer is found (1) in one area outside the lymph nodes and in nearby lymph nodes; or (2) in two or more areas above or below the diaphragm (the thin muscle below the lungs that helps breathing and separates the chest from the abdomen), and may or may not have spread to nearby lymph nodes; or (3) to have started in the stomach or intestines and can be completely removed by surgery. Cancer may or may not have spread to certain nearby lymph nodes.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Stage II childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer is found in one area outside the lymph nodes and in nearby lymph nodes (a); or in two or more areas above (b) or below (c) the diaphragm; or cancer started in the stomach, appendix, or intestines (d) and can be removed by surgery. Linfoma no Hodgkin infantil en estadio II. El cáncer se encuentra en un área fuera de los ganglios linfáticos y en ganglios linfáticos cercanos (a); o en dos o más áreas por encima (b) o debajo (c) del diafragma; o el cáncer empezó en el estómago, el apéndice o los intestinos (d) y se puede extirpar mediante cirugía.2003-08-24 Date last modified: 2009-08-06