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Wilms Tumor is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the kidney, and may spread to the lungs, liver, or nearby lymph nodes. Wilms tumor usually occurs in children younger than 5 years old.
'Kidney-gene' plays role in the central nervous system and controls movement

'Kidney-gene' plays role in the central nervous system and controls movement

Study reveals how socioeconomic status affects racial, ethnic disparities in childhood cancer survival

Study reveals how socioeconomic status affects racial, ethnic disparities in childhood cancer survival

New CAR T-cell immunotherapy trial targets solid tumors

New CAR T-cell immunotherapy trial targets solid tumors

Researchers uncover new mechanisms underlying common kidney cancer in children

Researchers uncover new mechanisms underlying common kidney cancer in children

Scientists discover genetic causes underlying group of related infant cancers

Scientists discover genetic causes underlying group of related infant cancers

Study shows four survival strategies of tumor cells in childhood cancer

Study shows four survival strategies of tumor cells in childhood cancer

Study shows new approach to improve survival rates for patients with stage IV Wilms tumors

Study shows new approach to improve survival rates for patients with stage IV Wilms tumors

TSRI scientists find new approach to reprogram ordinary adult cells into IPSCs

TSRI scientists find new approach to reprogram ordinary adult cells into IPSCs

St. Jude creates world’s largest collection of pediatric solid tumor samples

St. Jude creates world’s largest collection of pediatric solid tumor samples

Early death from pediatric cancer subtypes more likely to happen than previously reported

Early death from pediatric cancer subtypes more likely to happen than previously reported

Study finds lack of improvement in health status of childhood cancer survivors

Study finds lack of improvement in health status of childhood cancer survivors

Study finds microRNA let-7 plays key role in restricting neuroblastoma

Study finds microRNA let-7 plays key role in restricting neuroblastoma

Studies explore possible link between pediatric cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice

Studies explore possible link between pediatric cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice

Results from four major studies on cancer treatments to be presented at ASCO Annual Meeting

Results from four major studies on cancer treatments to be presented at ASCO Annual Meeting

Understanding genetic machinery that drives malignant pediatric adrenocortical tumors

Understanding genetic machinery that drives malignant pediatric adrenocortical tumors

Patients who receive chest radiation for Wilms tumor face breast cancer risk later in life

Patients who receive chest radiation for Wilms tumor face breast cancer risk later in life

Researchers make important progress in defining new genetic causes of Wilms tumor

Researchers make important progress in defining new genetic causes of Wilms tumor

CRI researchers identify gene linked to several childhood cancers

CRI researchers identify gene linked to several childhood cancers

Lin28 gene may hold clues to regeneration of damaged kidneys in adults

Lin28 gene may hold clues to regeneration of damaged kidneys in adults

Study reveals epigenetic mechanisms contribute to chronic disease susceptibility prior to birth

Study reveals epigenetic mechanisms contribute to chronic disease susceptibility prior to birth