beta symptoms

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beta symptoms

A group of clinical findings which, if present in a cancer—classically described in Hodgkin lymphoma, but also described in other lymphomas, lung and other cancers—are associated with a worse prognosis than the same TNM-stage disease without beta symptoms.

Beta symptoms
• Night sweats.
• Fever > 38ºC for 3 consecutive days.
• Unexplained weight loss > 10% of body weight.