stage III childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Cancer is found (1) in at least one area above the diaphragm (the thin muscle below the lungs that helps with breathing and separates the chest from the abdomen) and in at least one area below the diaphragm; or (2) to have started in the chest; or (3) to have started in the abdomen and spread throughout the abdomen, and cannot be completely removed by surgery; or (4) in the area around the spine.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Stage III childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer is found in at least one area above and below the diaphragm (a); or cancer started in the chest (b); or cancer started in the abdomen and spread throughout the abdomen (c); or in the area around the spine (not shown).Linfoma no Hodgkin infantil en estadio III. El cáncer se encuentra en por lo menos un área por encima y debajo del diafragma (a); o el cáncer empezó en el pecho (b); o el cáncer empezó en el abdomen y se diseminó por todo el abdomen (c); o está en el área alrededor del espinazo (que no se muestra).2003-08-24 Date last modified: 2009-08-06