NLPHL

Definition / meaning of NLPHL

A rare type of Hodgkin lymphoma, which is a cancer of the immune system. It is marked by the presence of a type of cell called a popcorn cell, which is different from the typical Reed-Sternberg cell found in classical Hodgkin lymphoma. This type of Hodgkin lymphoma may change into diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Also called nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma.

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

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