Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Stage II. Definition

Medical Definition: Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Stage II

Stage II is divided into stages II and 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 two or more groups of lymph nodes above or below the diaphragm and a nearby area or organ outside the lymph nodes.

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