Definition of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in English:

non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Syllabification: non-Hodg·kin's lym·pho·ma

noun

Medicine
A form of malignant lymphoma distinguished from Hodgkin’s disease only by the absence of binucleate giant cells.
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  • The cancers under study are soft tissue sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
  • These are known as Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
  • Patients should be warned of the possible development of malignant hematologic diseases such as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma during therapy.

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