NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,442 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Richter transformation
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- 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.