follicular lymphoma

Definition / meaning of follicular lymphoma

A type of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer of the immune system) that is usually indolent (slow-growing). The tumor cells grow as groups to form nodules. There are several subtypes of follicular lymphoma.

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

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