A type of lymphoma that grows and spreads quickly, and has severe symptoms. It is seen frequently in patients who are HIV-positive (AIDS-related lymphoma). Also called intermediate-grade or high-grade lymphoma.
the NCI designation for High Grade and some Intermediate Grade lymphomas. Aggressive lymphomas grow quicker than indolent lymphomas but respond well to chemotherapy. More on Aggressive Lymphoma. More information on lymphoma types.
A lymphoma that grows quickly and is currently curable in about 30-40% of patients with standard CHOP chemotherapy.