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[mass noun] Cancer of the lymph nodes:‘she fought a brave battle against lymphoma’[count noun] ‘certain lymphomas occur more often in people with HIV infection’
- ‘At this point the differential diagnosis included thymoma, teratoma and lymphoma.’
- ‘These cells are suspicious for several malignancies including lung cancer and lymphoma.’
- ‘The most commonly reported malignancies are ovarian and gastric cancer, and lymphoma.’
- ‘It is used to test for meningitis, lymphoma, leukemia, or other cancers of the brain or brain system.’
- ‘Underlying conditions were more common among patients than in the control group, particularly AIDS related illness, metastatic cancers, and lymphomas or leukaemia.’
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