Medical Definition of Intermediate-grade lymphoma

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Reviewed on 12/21/2018

Intermediate-grade lymphoma: A lymphoma that is more aggressive (grows and spreads faster) than a low-grade lymphoma, but responds better to anticancer drugs. Intermediate-grade lymphomas include diffuse, small, cleaved cell lymphoma and diffuse, large, noncleaved cell lymphoma. Also called an aggressive lymphoma.

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Reviewed on 12/21/2018