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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Linfoma de grado intermedio

Intermediate-grade lymphoma (IN-ter-MEE-dee-ut-grayd lim-FOH-muh)
A type of lymphoma that grows and spreads quickly, and has severe symptoms. It is seen frequently in patients who are HIV-positive (AIDS-related lymphoma). Also called aggressive lymphoma and high-grade lymphoma.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.