Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment – Health Professional Information [NCI]

Dramatic improvements in survival have been achieved for children and adolescents with cancer. Between 1975 and 2010, childhood cancer mortality decreased by more than 50%.[ 1] For children younger than 15 years with Wilms tumor, the 5-year survival rate has increased over the same time from 74% to 88%.[ 1] Childhood…