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Mantle cell lymphoma


Other Names for this Disease
  • Lymphoma, mantle cell
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Tests & Diagnosis

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How is Mantle cell lymphoma diagnosed?

The following tests and procedures may be used to diagnose mantle cell lymphoma:[1]

Physical exam and medical history
Flow cytometry
Bone marrow aspiration or biopsy
Lymph node biopsy (surgical removal of all or part of a lymph node)

If cancer is found, the following tests may be done to study the cancer cells:

Immunohistochemistry
Cytogenetic analysis
FISH
Immunophenotyping
Last updated: 4/27/2016

References
  1. Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment–Patient Version (PDQ®). National Cancer Insitute. March 3, 2016; http://www.cancer.gov/types/lymphoma/patient/adult-nhl-treatment-pdq. Accessed 4/27/2016.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Lymphoma, mantle cell
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.