primary CNS lymphoma

Definition / meaning of primary CNS lymphoma

Cancer that forms in the lymph tissue of the brain, spinal cord, meninges (outer covering of the brain), or eye (called ocular lymphoma). Also called PCNSL and primary central nervous system lymphoma.

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

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