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Renal tumours 

Renal tumours
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Renal tumours
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199299676.003.34
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date: 19 October 2019

Wilms’ tumour 470

Treatment 474

Follow-up 475

Prognosis 476

Late effects of treatment 476

Wilms’ tumour is an embryonal neoplasm arising in the kidney. It is the most common renal malignancy in childhood. It was first described by Max Wilms in 1899. As with many other childhood cancers, the prognosis has improved significantly over the last 20–30 years with the development of multinational clinical trials combining surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy....

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