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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Richter transformation  listen  (RIK-ter TRANZ-for-MAY-shun)

  A rare condition in which chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) changes into a fast-growing type of lymphoma. Symptoms of Richter transformation include fever, loss of weight and muscle mass, and other health problems. Also called Richter syndrome.