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mediastinal

[me-dee-uh-STY-nul] related to a part of the body that lies between other parts. In cancer care, often refers to the area in the center of the chest, between the lungs. See also mediastinum.

Types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

... Primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma: This is a subtype of DLBCL in which
the lymphoma cells are large but there is a lot of fibrosis (scar-like tissue ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-types-of-non-hodgkin-lymphoma

Study Shows Certain Lymphoma Patients Can Avoid ...

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute and Stanford University have
found that patients with primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma can be ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/study-shows-certain-lymphoma-patients-can-avoid-radiation

Study Shows Certain Lymphoma Patients Can Avoid ...

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute and Stanford University have
found that patients with primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma can be ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/study-shows-certain-lymphoma-patients-can-avoid-radiation

How are lung carcinoid tumors staged?

... N3: The cancer has spread to lymph nodes near the collarbone on either side,
and/or spread to hilar or mediastinal lymph nodes on the side ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-staging

How is small cell lung cancer staged? | American Cancer ...

... Some doctors also include lymph nodes at the center of the chest (mediastinal
lymph nodes) even when they are closer to the other side of the chest ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-staging

How is non-small cell lung cancer staged?

... N3: The cancer has spread to lymph nodes near the collarbone on either side,
and/or spread to hilar or mediastinal lymph nodes on the side ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-staging

How is malignant mesothelioma staged?

... main tumor, such as the subcarinal (around the point where the windpipe
branches into the left and right bronchi) and the mediastinal lymph nodes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-staging

How is thyroid cancer staged? | American Cancer Society

... It has spread to certain lymph nodes in the neck (cervical nodes) or to lymph
nodes in the upper chest (superior mediastinal nodes) or behind the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/thyroid-cancer-staging

Lung Carcinoid Tumor

... abdomen (diaphragm), the membranes surrounding the space between the
lungs (mediastinal pleura), or membranes of the sac surrounding the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003117-pdf.pdf

Tumor markers found in blood or urine

... of ovarian cancer (yolk sac tumor or mixed germ cell cancer), and some germ
cell tumors that start in the middle of the chest (mediastinal germ cell ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/tumormarkers/tumor-markers-t-m-blood-urine