B-cell lymphoma. Definition

Medical Definition: B-cell lymphoma

The type of cancer that forms in B cells (a type of immune system cells). In general, B cell lymphomas occur in adults and may be indolent (slow growing) or fast growing. There are many different types of B-cell lymphoma, prognosis and treatment depend on the type of cancer and the stage where this is. Belonging to the group of non-Hodgkin lymphomas of very rapid growth, characterized by the malignant transformation of B lymphocytes

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