Childhood Cancer

Wilms Tumor

Wilms tumor is the most common form of childhood kidney cancer. It most often occurs in one kidney; although it can be found in both kidneys at the same time. 

Latest Wilms Tumor grants

George Q. Daley, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Boston Children's Hospital
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2016
James Amatruda, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2016
Kenneth Chen, MD, Principal Investigator
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2016

Latest Wilms Tumor blog posts

by Trish Adkins

For Eden, the trouble began when she was 10 years old. The trouble had a name: pain. It seemed normal at first—maybe a side effect from dancing or growing. But then it never went away and then, suddenly, Eden could not... more
Children with certain types of hard-to-treat childhood cancers just got another huge dose of hope. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to a drug called Vitrakvi (also known as larotrectinib... more
by Adam Paris

Eden is a 13 year old who loves to shoot photos and smile for her own snapshots. After being unable to walk or practice her favorite activity, dancing, for nearly a year, she was diagnosed at age 10 with a cancer no doctor... more