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