Follicular large cell lymphoma

Follicular large cell lymphoma is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer of the lymphatic system) with large cells that look cleaved (split) or non-cleaved under the microscope. It is an indolent (slow-growing) type of lymphoma.

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* [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db_alpha.aspx?CdrID=44238 Follicular large cell lymphoma] entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


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