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Kidney Cancers

Kidney cancers are diseases in which malignant (cancer) cell form in the kidneys. There are several types of pediatric kidney cancers including Clear Cell Carcinoma Rhabdoid Tumor, Renal Cell Carcinoma and Wilms Tumor. Wilms Tumor is the most common form of kidney cancer in children.

Latest Kidney Cancers 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 Kidney Cancers blog posts

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
Last year, we shared the story of 14-year-old Eden Green, who loves to take photos and dance. Eden was in treatment for a form of childhood cancer so rare, that doctors did not have a clinical name for it. After 4 months of treatment on a... more