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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

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
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