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Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about Wilms tumor and other childhood kidney tumors, see the following:

  • Wilms Tumor and other Childhood Kidney Tumors Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Kidney Cancer
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scans and Cancer
  • Drugs Approved for Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Cancers
  • Biological Therapies for Cancer
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

For more childhood cancer information and other general cancer resources, see the following:

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  • CureSearch for Children's Cancer
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  • Cancer in Children and Adolescents
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    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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