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If I have wilms tumor than will my children have this condition?
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In brief: Occasionally
Wilms tumor is a very uncommon, childhood tumor of the kidney.
There are known cancer syndromes (such as beckwith-weidermann, denys-drash syndrome, pearlman syndrome), in which there are specific genetic alterations. However, if your children do not have these syndromes, it is most unlikely.

In brief: Occasionally
Wilms tumor is a very uncommon, childhood tumor of the kidney.
There are known cancer syndromes (such as beckwith-weidermann, denys-drash syndrome, pearlman syndrome), in which there are specific genetic alterations. However, if your children do not have these syndromes, it is most unlikely.
Dr. Lester Thompson
Dr. Lester Thompson
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: No
I know of no reports of hereditary wilms' tumor. There are conditions which predispose to wilms' such as beckwith-weideman, hemi hypertrophy, etc.

In brief: No
I know of no reports of hereditary wilms' tumor. There are conditions which predispose to wilms' such as beckwith-weideman, hemi hypertrophy, etc.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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