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

Andrew Murphy, MD and Xiang Chen, PhD, Principal Investigator
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Single-cell Pediatric Cancer Atlas Grant, Awarded 2019
Jennifer Kalish, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Epidemiology Grants, Awarded 2019
James Amatruda, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2016

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