Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage III Childhood. Definition

Medical Definition: Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage III Childhood

Stage III is divided into stages III, IIIE, IIIS and IIIE + S. In stage III, 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 IIIE, cancer is found in lymph node groups above or below the diaphragm and in an organ or area near the lymph nodes. In stage IIIS, cancer is found in lymph node groups above or below the diaphragm and spleen. In stage IIIS + E, cancer is found in lymph node groups above or below the diaphragm in a nearby area or organ, and spleen.

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