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

Andras Heczey, MD, Principal Investigator
Baylor College of Medicine
R Accelerated Award Grants, Awarded 2023
Leidy Diana Caraballo Galva, PhD, Principal Investigator
Baylor College of Medicine
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2023
Ernesto Guccione, PhD & Josep Llovet, MD & Arvin Dar, PhD, Principal Investigator
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Reach Grants, Awarded 2021

Latest Wilms Tumor blog posts

As the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Director of Science, I work to evaluate our funded research projects to track progress and find gaps in funding so that we can direct more research dollars to the largest areas of need, and to... more
When Lilly faced surgery after relapsing, her family made the decision to donate extra tumor tissue to research instead of throwing it away. 

“We hope that Lilly’s neuroblastoma tumor can be some small part of helping other children who... more
Every day, everywhere, children are diagnosed with cancer. Right now, children are in hospitals receiving frontline treatment following a diagnosis. Other children are beginning a clinical trial following a relapse. Still others face long-... more