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Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment of Recurrent Childhood Kidney Tumors

Treatment of recurrent Wilms tumor may include:

  • Combination chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation therapy.
  • Combination chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation therapy, followed by stem cell transplant, using the child's own blood stem cells.

Treatment of recurrent clear cell sarcoma of the kidney may include:

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  • Combination chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation therapy.

Treatment of recurrent rhabdoid tumor of the kidney, neuroepithelial tumor of the kidney, and renal cell cancer is usually within a clinical trial.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with recurrent Wilms tumor and other childhood kidney tumors. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. Talk with your child's doctor about clinical trials that may be right for your child. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

    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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    Last Updated: 8/, 015
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