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peripheral nervous system

all the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. These nerves are a network for gathering and sending information to and from the central nervous system. See also central nervous system, nerve, and nervous system.

What is neuroblastoma?

... The sympathetic nervous system is part of the autonomic nervous system.
It includes: Nerve fibers that run along either side the spinal cord. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/neuroblastoma/detailedguide/neuroblastoma-what-is-neuroblastoma

Cancer Glossary

... interpreting information from all parts of the body. See also central
nervous system, nerve, and peripheral nervous system. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=n

Disclosures

... Aldosterone; Sympathetic Nervous System ANTHRACYCLINES Age Diabetes ...
Aldosterone; Sympathetic Nervous System ANTHRACYCLINES ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036205.pdf

What are gastrointestinal stromal tumors?

... ICCs are cells of the autonomic nervous system, the part of the nervous system
that regulates ... blood vessel cells), and peripheral nerve sheath ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalstromaltumorgist/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor-what-is-gist

Types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

... it tends to become widespread in the central nervous system. ... common in people
with immune system problems, such ... Peripheral T-cell lymphomas. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... See also central nervous system, nerve, and nervous system. peripheral zone
Search [per-if-er-uhl zon ... to the processes of the body or its systems. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=p

Neuroblastoma

... Not all childhood autonomic nervous system tumors are ... which is made by
sympathetic nerve cells. ... Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003125-pdf.pdf

What is a soft tissue sarcoma?

... the body are part of the peripheral nervous system. ... are also called malignant
peripheral nerve sheath ... had no apparent immune system problems. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/sarcoma-adultsofttissuecancer/detailedguide/sarcoma-adult-soft-tissue-cancer-soft-tissue-sarcoma

Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and ...

... a transplant for the immune systems of most ... of a bone marrow or peripheral
blood transplant ... as the heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, and nervous system. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003215-pdf.pdf

References: Neuroblastoma detailed guide

... Goodman MT, Gurney JG, Smith MA, Olshan AF. Sympathetic nervous system
tumors. In: Ries LAG, Smith MA, Gurney JG, et al, eds. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/neuroblastoma/detailedguide/neuroblastoma-references