NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Follicular Lymphoma Grade 1-2
58 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Follicular Lymphoma, Grade 1–2, 2017 Dictionary three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) Radiation therapy that uses beams that match the shape of the tumor. thymus A gland located behind the breastbone. tonsil A group of tissue within the throat that contains many white blood cells called lymphocytes and fights germs that enter the mouth and nose. translocation The switching of parts between two chromosomes. tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) A condition that occurs when many cancer cells die very quickly and release their contents into the blood, which can damage the kidneys and other organs. ultrasound A test that uses sound waves to take pictures of the inside of the body. uric acid A chemical that is made and released into the blood when cells and other substances in the body break down.