Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary

Here are some of the common terms used in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.  

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Lymphoma, Primary Central Nervous System (PCNSL) (Reticulum cell sarcoma / Diffuse histolytic lymphoma / Microglioma)

A form of extranodal, high-grade non-Hodgkin B-cell neoplasm.  It originates in the brain, leptomeninges, spinal cord, or eyes; typically remains confined to the CNS; and rarely spreads outside the nervous system.