Mantle Cell Lymphoma Facts
This fact sheet includes information about the diagnosis and management of mantle cell lymphoma. Information about the lymphatic system is presented first to provide background for the reader.
Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is one of several subtypes of B-cell lymphoma. MCL usually begins with lymph node enlargement; it can spread to other tissues such as the marrow and liver. MCL can sometimes it can begin in a lymphocyte outside a lymph node, such as in the gastrointestinal tract.