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What is stage I of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma?

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Stage I means the lymphoma is in one lymph node, in a group of nodes that are close to each other, or in an organ that has lymphoid tissue, such as the tonsils. In stage IE, the cancer is in one area outside your lymph system.

SOURCES:

American Society of Clinical Oncology: “Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin: Stages.”

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: “NHL Staging,” “Facts and Statistics,” “Treatment for Aggressive NHL Subtypes,” “Treatment for Indolent NHL Subtypes.”

American Cancer Society: “Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Stages,” “Chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma,” “Treating B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma,” “Treating T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.”

National Cancer Institute: “Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ) -- Patient Version,” “Understanding Cancer Prognosis.”

National Comprehensive Cancer Network: “B-Cell Lymphomas Version 4.2019 -- June 18, 2019.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 25, 2019

SOURCES:

American Society of Clinical Oncology: “Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin: Stages.”

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: “NHL Staging,” “Facts and Statistics,” “Treatment for Aggressive NHL Subtypes,” “Treatment for Indolent NHL Subtypes.”

American Cancer Society: “Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Stages,” “Chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma,” “Treating B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma,” “Treating T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.”

National Cancer Institute: “Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ) -- Patient Version,” “Understanding Cancer Prognosis.”

National Comprehensive Cancer Network: “B-Cell Lymphomas Version 4.2019 -- June 18, 2019.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 25, 2019

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