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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.
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

MD Anderson researchers named Fellows to new AACR academy

MD Anderson researchers named Fellows to new AACR academy

Diabetes risk may be higher in childhood cancer survivors who received radiotherapy

Diabetes risk may be higher in childhood cancer survivors who received radiotherapy

Routine use of pelvic CT scans in Wilms tumor questioned

Routine use of pelvic CT scans in Wilms tumor questioned

Survivors of childhood cancers are at increased risk for GI cancers

Survivors of childhood cancers are at increased risk for GI cancers

Folic acid fortification may reduce incidence of some childhood cancers

Folic acid fortification may reduce incidence of some childhood cancers

Folic acid fortification may reduce incidence of Wilms' tumor, PNET in children

Folic acid fortification may reduce incidence of Wilms' tumor, PNET in children

Researchers discover function and expression of CD97 in malignant gliomas

Researchers discover function and expression of CD97 in malignant gliomas

Study examines long-term GI complications in childhood cancer survivors

Study examines long-term GI complications in childhood cancer survivors

Inovio first quarter total revenue increases to $3.1 million for 2011

Inovio first quarter total revenue increases to $3.1 million for 2011

Childhood cancer survivors may face high risk of late GI complications after therapy

Childhood cancer survivors may face high risk of late GI complications after therapy

Pediatric urology research papers published in two Elsevier journals

Pediatric urology research papers published in two Elsevier journals