WHAT IS A WILMS TUMOUR
? A WILMS tumour
is a cancer of the kidneys that typically occurs in children, but rarely affects adults.
Surveillance for Wilms tumour
in at-risk children: pragmatic recommendations for best practice.
Denys-Drash Syndrome (DDS) is an uncommon disorder that appears sporadically and in rare cases may be inherited as an autosomal dominant trait [Eddy and Mauer, 1985; Coppes et al., 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., 1993; Schumacher et al., 1998; Koziell and Grudny, 1999; Pritchard-Jones, 1999; Heathcott et al., 2002].
Huddersfield fire crews held a Hallowe'en dance to raise cash for three-year-old Sarah-Anne Lee, from Scholes, Holmfirth, who suffers from a form of childhood kidney cancer known as a Wilms tumour
. Now firefighters have handed all the cash raised to Sarah- Anne's parents, Craig and Michelle.
In Wilms tumour
radical nephrectomy is never indicated.
A lump on her torso turned out to be a cancerous Wilms tumour
on her kidney - which affects around 80-85 children a year.
Tillie was diagnosed with Wilms tumour
, a cancer of the kidney, in December.
She had been battling a rare from of kidney cancer called Wilms tumour
15: Benign versus malignant pathologies PATHOLOGIES BENIGN MALIGNANT WILMS TUMOUR
-- G MESOBLASTIC NEPHROMA 2 -- NEUROBLASTOMA -- 7 EXTRA ADRENAL 1 -- GANGLIONEUROBLASTOMA HEPATOBLASTOMA -- 3 HEMANGIOMA 4 -- EPITHELCHD -- 1 HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA OVARIAN TERATOMA 2 -- MCRP TERATOMA 1 SPLENIC HAMARTOMA 1 -- SACROCOCCYGEAL 2 TERATOMA TOTAL 10 20
But Wilms tumour
is the most common type to be diagnosed.
Chloe's mother Debra said, 'In 2004 our beautiful daughter was diagnosed with a Wilms tumour
on her right kidney, which had spread covering much of the right side of Chloe's body.
Scholes toddler Sarah suffers from a Wilms tumour
, which is a form of childhood kidney cancer.