Wilms Tumor in Children

Dr. Andrew Hong, Young Investigator: Wilms Tumor

Dr. Andrew Hong, Young Investigator: Wilms Tumor

Project: Genomic drivers of 1q amplification in Wilms Tumor For many types of cancer, doctors identify the stage of the disease when a child is diagnosed. Staging is a critical step for determining how to treat a child. More advanced stages often necessitate more... read more
Danielle Carpenter, Wilms Tumor

Danielle Carpenter, Wilms Tumor

2 Years Old at Diagnosis When Danielle received her diagnosis of Wilms tumor (kidney cancer) when she was two years old, we were devastated. As parents, we were paralyzed by our inability to protect our little girl. During the course of that diagnosis, our oncologist... read more
Mikayla Sweeny, Wilms Tumor

Mikayla Sweeny, Wilms Tumor

5 Years Old at Diagnosis On September 18, 2007, the ground under my family’s feet began to crumble with the devastating diagnosis of my five-year-old daughter, Mikayla, with stage 3 Wilms tumor (kidney cancer). A major surgery to excise the tumor along with a... read more

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