B-cell lymphoma

Definition / meaning of B-cell lymphoma

A type of cancer that forms in B cells (a type of immune system cell). B-cell lymphomas usually occur in adults and may be either indolent (slow-growing) or aggressive (fast-growing). There are many different types of B-cell lymphomas, and prognosis and treatment depend on the type and stage of cancer.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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