Published: Sept. 2, 2011
Updated: Sept. 2, 2011
Some types of lymphoma are not divided into stages but are classified according to their treatment status. Others are divided into stages 0 through IV, according to how advanced they are.
Hodgkin lymphoma is classified into four groups:
Hodgkin lymphoma is further divided into the following stages:
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is divided into the following stages:
Further staging may include references to “E” or “extranodal,” which means the cancer is found in an area outside the lymph nodes, or as “S” or “spleen,” which means the cancer is found in the spleen.
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