Exercise 8

As cancer progresses, it is not unusual for the lymph nodes around the primary site to become affected. Also, certain types of cancer — Hodgkin disease, lymphocytic leukemia, and lymphosarcoma — are closely associated with the lymphatic system, especially enlargement of the lymph nodes in the neck and groin and enlargement of the lymphoid tissue of the spleen.

Fill the blank in the statement below with an appropriate term.

The term ________ is used to describe a disease of the lymph nodes.