Wilms' tumor

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Wilms' tumor

[′vilmz ‚tü·mər]
(medicine)
A malignant renal tumor composed principally of mesodermal tissues. Also known as nephroblastoma.
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The first was when he spotted a lump on Alan's side - diagnosed at the Sick Children's Hospital in Glasgow as a Wilm's Tumour.
In 1995, the Institute was involved in the discovery of the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2 and, in 1996, located a gene for predisposition to Wilm's tumour.
The charity was set up following the death of eight-year-old Bethany Polanco, of Ernesford Grange, who lost her four-year battle with a kidney cancer called Wilm's Tumour, in October last year.
The 11-year-old has battled for two years against a condition called Wilm's Tumour, which required him to have a kidney and part of his liver removed.