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Diffuse large B cell lymphoma: a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the cells that make up the immune system. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is one of the most common types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The term "B-cell" refers to a specific type of white blood cell, the B-lymphocyte. The terms "diffuse" and "large cell" are used to describe the appearance of the cancer cells under the microscope. The incidence of diffuse...(read more)

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