nephroblastoma


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neph·ro·blas·to·ma

 (nĕf′rō-blă-stō′mə)
n. pl. neph·ro·blas·to·mas or neph·ro·blas·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)

nephroblastoma

(ˌnɛfrəʊblæsˈtəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-matə) or -mas
(Pathology) a malignant tumour arising from the embryonic kidney that occurs in young children, esp in the age range 3–8 years
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Noun1.nephroblastoma - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable massnephroblastoma - 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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Pediatric non-Wilms' tumours, which are a small part pediatric solid tumours, include clear cell sarcoma of the kidney, mesoblastic nephroma, cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma, malignant rhabdoid tumour, renal cell carcinoma (RCC), renal medullary carcinoma, intrarenal neuroblastoma, and renal lymphoma.
13) In chickens, nephroblastoma has been experimentally induced by the oncogenic retrovirus myeloblastosis-associated virus type 2, whereas avian erythroblastosis virus strain ES4 has been shown to cause renal adenocarcinoma.
Extensively cystic renal neoplasms: cystic nephroma, cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma, multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma, and cystic hamartoma of renal pelvis.
The Little Princess Trust was launched in 2006 by the parents of Hannah Tarplee, who died in 2005 after stuggling against Wilms tumour, or nephroblastoma, a cancer of the kidneys that typically occurs in children.
When Leilani was just five years old she was diagnosed with nephroblastoma, kidney cancer.
Saghir Khan further said that one important example of delayed presentation and sub-optimal treatment before referral to cancer centres in Pakistan is wilms tumor (WT), also called as nephroblastoma.
Stella was two when she was diagnosed with a form of childhood cancer called nephroblastoma.
The bovine nephroblastoma overexpressed (NOV) gene is positioned near RM192 on bovine chromosome 14 (Lee et al.
The same investigators further reported similar findings in nephroblastoma long term survivors at five years post anti-cancer therapy (10).
The more common and curable cancers, namely acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), nephroblastoma and lymphoma in childhood, are addressed in this edition.
Activities of the conference included a number of lectures and workshops on Magnetic Resonance, diagnosis of Nephroblastoma and other diseases.