bulky disease(redirected from bulky lymphadenopathy)
term used for large tumors or lymph nodes; usually more resistant to conventional therapy.
Synonym(s): bulky lymphadenopathy
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bulky diseaseOncology A term for a CA with a considerable tumor burden–'bulk'; BD generally has a poorer prognosis independent of the histologic grade; a major priority in oncology is to debulk a tumor to optimize chemo- or RT. See Debulking operation.
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