“I want chocolate milk, IMMEDIATELY,” those were 4-year-old Sophia’s first words following a seven-hour surgery to remove a tumor on her kidney.
It is no surprise that little Sophia, who is now 8 years old and a survivor of Wilms’ tumor, the most common type of kidney cancer in children, describes herself as “one tough cookie.”
Wilms’ tumor typically presents itself as a painless swelling of the belly. In Sophia’s case, her pediatrician noticed it at her routine 4-year-old checkup. For other... Read More