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What is stage B non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Stage B non-Hodgkin (or Hodgkin's) lymphoma is a term applied to certain diagnoses of a type of cancer that develops in the lymph system. Doctors assign stages to a lymphoma diagnosis based on how many tumors are found, and how widespread they are in the body. Stage B lymphoma is a type of stage which, along with a number between 1 and 4, indicates whether certain symptoms are present in addition to cancerous lymph cells.

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