Research

Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists are studying new ways to diagnose and treat Wilms' tumor. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center combines personalized cancer treatment with leading-edge research, providing unparalleled cancer care.

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic is a member of the Children's Oncology Group, a national group of institutions dedicated to children's cancer research, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. This allows Mayo Clinic to provide your child with coordinated diagnosis and treatment based on the latest research.

Publications

See a list of publications on Wilms' tumor by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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References
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