stage I childhood Hodgkin lymphoma

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

Stage I is divided into stages I and IE. In stage I, cancer is found in one of the following places in the lymph system: (1) one or more lymph nodes in one lymph node group; (2) Waldeyer’s ring; (3) thymus; or (4) spleen. In stage IE, cancer is found outside the lymph system in one organ or area.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Stage I childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer is found in one or more lymph nodes in one lymph node group. In stage IE (not shown), cancer is found outside the lymph nodes in one organ or area.

2007-01-05 Date last modified: 2012-10-18Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma TreatmentLinfoma de Hodgkin infantil: Tratamiento