More boys are diagnosed with cancer than girls worldwide - why?
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Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 25, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

What Are The Most Common Pediatric Cancers?
Discussion Cancer occurs in all ages including children. Fortunately cancer is much less common in the pediatric age group accounting for <1% of all cancers yearly in the US. Approximately 10,000 US children under age 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2016. More than 80% of those children will survive more than 5 years because of advances in direct cancer treatment and treatment of its complications. Survival rates depend on a number of factors including the type of cancer and location. Despite these good numbers, about 1250 children in the US die yearly from pediatric cancer. After accidents, childhood cancer, suicid...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 4, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

A Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker in Wilms' TumourA Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker in Wilms' Tumour
Are expression and DNA methylation patterns of the p73 gene useful as diagnostic and prognostic biomarker in Wilms' tumor? Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

New England Patriots' Nate Solder Announces Infant Son Has Cancer
His son, Hudson, has a rare form of kidney cancer called a Wilms' tumor. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New genetic cause of a childhood kidney cancer discovered
(Institute of Cancer Research) Genetic mutations in a gene called REST have been shown to cause Wilms tumor, a rare kidney cancer that occurs in children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 9, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Less intensive chemo avoids irreversible side effects in children's cancer
(Cancer Research UK) Children with a rare type of cancer called Wilms' tumor who are at low risk of relapsing can now be given less intensive treatment, avoiding a type of chemotherapy that can cause irreversible heart problems in later life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 9, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Watch: Girl Learns to Eat After Spending Entire Life on Feeding Tube
Brielle Trice, 4, was put on a feeding tube after doctors found a cancer called Wilms??? tumor in both her kidneys. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hot Atara snags licensing deal with cancer center
Experimental off-the-shelf cell therapies against cancer and long-term viral infections were grabbed by Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. in a licensing deal with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. South San Francisco's Atara (NASDAQ: ATRA) — part of the San Francisco Business Times' life sciences IPO Class of 2014 — said Monday that it licensed three programs already in clinical trials that boost the body's ability to fight Epstein Barr Virus, or EBV, cytomegalovirus and Wilms Tumor 1, or WT1.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 15, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Patients who receive chest radiation for Wilms tumor face breast cancer risk later in life
Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest that cancer screening guidelines might be re-evaluated to facilitate the early diagnosis and prompt treatment of breast cancer among Wilms tumor survivors.10/29/2014 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - October 29, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Increased Breast Cancer Risk in Female Survivors of Wilms TumorIncreased Breast Cancer Risk in Female Survivors of Wilms Tumor
Women who had radiotherapy for Wilms tumor face an increased risk of early breast cancer, according to results from National Wilms Tumor Late Effects Study. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Chest radiation to treat childhood cancer increases patients' risk of breast cancer
Patients who received chest radiation for Wilms tumor, a rare childhood cancer, face an increased risk of developing breast cancer later in life due to their radiation exposure, scientists have found. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 27, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Chest radiation to treat childhood cancer increases patients' risk of breast cancer
(Wiley) A new study has found that patients who received chest radiation for Wilms tumor, a rare childhood cancer, face an increased risk of developing breast cancer later in life due to their radiation exposure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Innovations in the Management of Wilms' TumorInnovations in the Management of Wilms' Tumor
Find out about the latest advances that are shaping the future of Wilms' tumor management. Therapeutic Advances in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Researchers find new gene mutations for Wilms Tumor
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, have made significant progress in defining new genetic causes of Wilms tumor. (Source: UT Southwestern Medical Center News)
Source: UT Southwestern Medical Center News - September 5, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

New gene mutations for Wilms tumor found
Significant progress in defining new genetic causes of Wilms tumor, a type of kidney cancer found only in children, has been made by researchers. Wilms tumor is the most common childhood genitourinary tract cancer and the third most common solid tumor of childhood. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 5, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news