Update on Wilms tumor

On behalf of the American Pediatric Surgical Association Cancer Committee

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This article reviews of the current evidence-based treatment standards for children with Wilms tumor. In this article, a summary of recently completed clinical trials by the Children's Oncology Group is provided, the current diagnostic evaluation and surgical standards are discussed, and the surgical impact on current risk stratification for patients with Wilms tumor is highlighted. Level of evidence: This is a review article of previously published and referenced LEVEL 1 studies, but also includes expert opinion LEVEL V, represented by the American Pediatric Surgical Association Cancer Committee.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)390-397
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2019


  • Surgery
  • Wilms tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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