Wilms Tumor

Wilms tumors may start anywhere in the kidneys. Although both kidneys can be affected, most Wilms tumors only affect one kidney. If your child has just been diagnosed with Wilms tumor, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, the Detailed Guide can help you find the answers you need.

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When Your Child Has Cancer »

The diagnosis of cancer in a child or teenager can be a devastating blow to parents and other family members who love the child. Here we offer suggestions on topics such as coping with the diagnosis, dealing with financial and insurance issues, and nutrition for children with cancer.

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Pediatric Cancer Centers »

Most children and teens with cancer are treated at large pediatric cancer centers. Pediatric cancer treatment typically is offered to children from birth to age 18 or 19, although some groups extend pediatric treatment to age 21. These cancer centers offer clinical trials run by the Children's Oncology Group (COG).

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Talking About Cancer »

Talking about cancer can be hard. Here you'll find tips to help make it easier to talk with others about cancer, including your health care team and your family, friends, and co-workers.


To get tailored information about your cancer experience that you can share with others, use Circle Of Sharing. And if you're looking for a Clinical Trial, try our matching service.

If you want extensive medical details about a specific form of cancer, our comprehensive Detailed Guides will meet your needs.

Cancer Glossary

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