Wilms' tumor


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Wilms' tumor

 (wĭlmz)
n.
A malignant tumor of the kidney that is associated with certain genetic abnormalities and chiefly affects young children. Also called nephroblastoma.

[After Max Wilms (1867-1918), German surgeon.]
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Noun1.Wilms' tumor - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable massWilms' tumor - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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Wilms' tumor

n. tumor de Wilms, neoplasma del riñón que se desarrolla rápidamente y usualmente se ve en la infancia.
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When Dan Kitchens was three years old, he was diagnosed with a Wilms' tumor or nephroblastoma, a kidney cancer that primarily affects kids.
DSP-7888 contains peptides to induce Wilms' tumor gene 1 -specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes and helper T cells, which attack WT1-expressing cancerous cells found in various types of hematologic and solid cancers.
According to the company, DSP-7888 contains peptides to induce Wilms' tumor gene 1 (WT1)-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) and helper T cells, which attack WT1-expressing cancerous cells found in various types of hematologic and solid cancers.
Syndromes and constitutional chromosomal abnormalities associated with Wilms' tumor.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016" provides an overview of Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) clinical trials scenario.
Primary malignant neuroepithelial tumors of the kidney: a clinicopathologic analysis of 146 adult and pediatric cases from the National Wilms' Tumor Study Group Pathology Center.
Identification and analysis of mutations in WTX and WT1 genes in peripheral blood and tumor tissue of children with Wilms' tumor.
Kidney protein profiling of Wilms' tumor patients by analysis of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue samples.
Wilms' tumor or nephroblastoma accounts for more than 95% of all kidney tumors in children.
UKPRwire, Wed Jan 08 2014] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) clinical trial scenario.
Title: Bilateral Wilms' Tumor and Nephron-Sparing Surgery: A Case Report