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Wilm's Tumor

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Wilms’ tumor

Wilms' tumor is a cancer found in one or both kidneys and usually occurs in children between the age of two and six years. It is a rare disease, found in about 400 children in the U.S. each year. The cause of this tumor is not known. It is not contagious, and nothing you have done or not done is responsible for your child's tumor.

Solid Tumors Program

The solid tumor cancer program at Children's is one of the largest of its kind in the Upper Midwest. We diagnose and treat children with all types of solid tumors, including the following: