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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Angela, who has a fiveyear-old son called Hayden and nine-month-old called Romeo, added: "We hope that one day a cure might be found, and that other families suffering from Wilms tumour and other childhood cancers can have some happiness in their lives.
1993; Mueller, 1994; Koziell and Grudny, 1999] It manifests either at birth or within the first year of life and typically consists of the triad of congenital nephropathy, Wilms tumour and intersex disorder [Coppes et al.
George Sanderson, from Hemlington, was just nine-months-old when he was diagnosed with a Wilms Tumour in his kidney, something only 70 children a year develop in the UK.
Bethany's Wish, a charity formed in memory of Bethany Polanco who died aged eight of Wilms tumour, a cancer of the kidney, will present the show Wish upon a Star.
Emily, who is now in Year 4 at Knop Law Primary School, was just two-and-a-half when she was diagnosed with a Wilms tumour - a type of kidney cancer.
She has a Wilms tumour which means she has lost a kidney and may need a transplant.
Wilms tumour and multicystic dysplastic kidney disease.
But it's all a labour of love for John, whose granddaughter, Erin, now aged three, had a kidney removed just over a year ago after she was diagnosed with a cancerous Wilms tumour.
Everybody is born with Wilms Tumour cells but they usually disappear," said Michelle.
Scientists funded by Cancer Research UK at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital made the breakthrough after studying children with a type of kidney cancer called Wilms tumour.
Devastated Jane Croad has been told eldest daughter Elizabeth has a rare form of child cancer known as a Wilms tumour.
George underwent nine months of chemo and had his kidney removed at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, after medics discovered a Wilms tumour.