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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6 Oji Y, Miyoshi S, Maeda H, Hayashi S, Tamaki H, Nakatsuka SI, Yao M, Takahashi E, Nakano Y, Hirabayashi H: Overexpression of the Wilms' tumor gene WT1 in de novo lung cancers.
Wilms' tumor, also known as nephroblastoma, is a common intraabdominal malignancy in young children with most cases occurring before age 5.
Childhood renal neoplasm accounts for approximately 7% of all cancers in childhood and are in the vast majority Wilms' tumor (WT) or nephroblastoma [1,2].
While our imaging findings clearly ruled out Wilms' Tumor (WT), it should be noted that WT was highly unlikely at the outset given age of presentation [4, 9].
In this paper, we report a case of BMPM in a male patient submitted to unilateral nephrectomy for a right-sided Wilms' tumor when he was a child.
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.
Study Pattern of computed tomography scan findings in children with wilms' tumor in a tertiary hospital in Lagos, Nigeria.
Patient 2 was a 17-year-old female with stage 4 favorable histology Wilms' tumor who developed both pulmonary and abdominal recurrence 10 months after initial therapy.