follicular lymphoma

Pronunciation:(fuh-LIH-kyoo-ler lim-FOH-muh)

Definition: A type of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer of the immune system) that is usually indolent (slow-growing). The tumor cells grow as groups to form nodules. There are several subtypes of follicular lymphoma.Cancer.govPatient

linfoma folicularTipo de linfoma no Hodgkin de células B (cáncer del sistema inmunitario) que suele ser indolente (de crecimiento lento). Las células tumorales crecen en grupos para formar nódulos. Hay varios subtipos de linfoma folicular.Cancer.govPatient2005-05-23 Date last modified: 2007-10-23LymphomaLinfoma