Adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma stage II. Definition

Medical Definition: Adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma stage II

Stage II is divided into stage II and stage IIE. In stage II, cancer is found in two or more groups of lymph nodes above or below the diaphragm (the thin muscle below the lungs that helps breathing and separates the chest from the abdomen). In stage IIE, cancer is found in one or more groups of lymph nodes above or below the diaphragm and outside the lymph nodes of a nearby organ or area.

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