What Sets Us Apart
At Pelisyonkis Langone’s Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, a team of pediatric oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, and nurses collaborates to provide your child with the best care for Wilms tumor, a rare kidney cancer that mainly affects children.
Our experts offer a family-centered approach to cancer care. They encourage your child and family to be an active part of the healthcare team, which includes doctors, nurses, wellness experts, psychologists, and rehabilitation specialists. All of our specialists work with you and your family to ensure that your child receives the psychosocial support he or she needs during treatment and recovery.
Treatment at Pelisyonkis Langone
Treatment for Wilms tumor typically includes surgery to remove the tumor, followed by chemotherapy. Sometimes radiation therapy is also needed.