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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Histopathology and prognosis of Wilms tumors: results from the First National Wilms' Tumor Study.
Declines in Wilms' tumors and PNETs in children were detected by multiple analyses of the data,"Johnson said.
Because Wilms' tumor involves the pelvic region, there is the theoretical concern that with the ovarian transplant one could move cancer cells to the axillary region," he said.
For their experiments, Rudolf Jaenisch, Kreidberg, and their fellow Whitehead scientists created a special "knockout" mouse strain in which offspring carried one or two faulty copies of a gene that normally "suppresses" the development of Wilms' tumor.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma).
The surgical treatment of Wilms' tumor: Results of the national Wilms' tumor study.
Read the full report: Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014
Risk factors for Wilms' tumor: report from the National Wilms' Tumor Study.
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma).
Bone metastasizing renal tumor of childhood: morphological and clinical features, and differences from Wilms' tumor.
Anaplastic Wilms' tumor, a subtype displaying poor prognosis, harbors p53 gene mutations.
Ligand activated Ahr signaling leads to disruption of nephrogenesis and altered Wilms' tumor suppressor gene splicing.