Wilms tumor

Definition / meaning of Wilms tumor

A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the kidney, and may spread to the lungs, liver, or nearby lymph nodes. Wilms tumor usually occurs in children younger than 5 years old.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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