"Wilms Tumor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A malignant kidney tumor, caused by the uncontrolled multiplication of renal stem (blastemal), stromal (STROMAL CELLS), and epithelial (EPITHELIAL CELLS) elements. However, not all three are present in every case. Several genes or chromosomal areas have been associated with Wilms tumor which is usually found in childhood as a firm lump in a child's side or ABDOMEN.
- Wilms Tumor
- Tumor, Wilms
- Wilms' Tumor
- Tumor, Wilms'
- Wilm Tumor
- Wilm's Tumor
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Wilms Tumor" by people in Profiles.
Rac G, Ellet JD, Sarkissian H, Eklund MJ, Stec AA. Open Partial Nephrectomy for Wilms' Tumor in a Cross-fused Pelvic Ectopic Kidney. Urology. 2016 Jul; 93:188-90.
Rabeh W, Akel S, Eid T, Muwakkit S, Abboud M, El Solh H, Saab R. Wilms tumor: Successes and challenges in management outside of cooperative clinical trials. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2016 Mar; 9(1):20-5.
Brown E, Hebra A, Jenrette J, Hudspeth M. Successful treatment of late, recurrent wilms tumor with high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell rescue in third complete response. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Aug; 32(6):e241-3.
Dickson PV, Sims TL, Streck CJ, McCarville MB, Santana VM, McGregor LM, Furman WL, Davidoff AM. Avoiding misdiagnosing neuroblastoma as Wilms tumor. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jun; 43(6):1159-63.
Christiansen LR, Lage JM, Wolff DJ, Pai GS, Harley RA. Mosaic duplication 1(q11q44) in an infant with nephroblastomatosis and mineralization of extraplacental membranes. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2005 Jan-Feb; 8(1):115-23.
Goering JD, Mahvi DM, Niederhuber JE, Chicks D, Rikkers LF. Cryoablation and liver resection for noncolorectal liver metastases. Am J Surg. 2002 Apr; 183(4):384-9.
Jimenez RE, Folpe AL, Lapham RL, Ro JY, O'Shea PA, Weiss SW, Amin MB. Primary Ewing's sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the kidney: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical analysis of 11 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2002 Mar; 26(3):320-7.
Delatte SJ, Hazen-Martin DJ, Re GG, Kelly JR, Sutphin A, Tagge EP. Restoration of p53 function in anaplastic Wilms' tumor. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Jan; 36(1):43-50.
Naraghi S, Khoshyomn S, DeMattia JA, Vane DW. Receptor tyrosine kinase inhibition suppresses growth of pediatric renal tumor cells in vitro. J Pediatr Surg. 2000 Jun; 35(6):884-90.
Re GG, Hazen-Martin DJ, El Bahtimi R, Brownlee NA, Willingham MC, Garvin AJ. Prognostic significance of Bcl-2 in Wilms' tumor and oncogenic potential of Bcl-X(L) in rare tumor cases. Int J Cancer. 1999 Apr 20; 84(2):192-200.