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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 blog posts

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
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