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What are the types of kidney tumors I could have?

Tumors of the kidney require surgical excision as well as combined management with pediatric oncology.

  • wilms' tumor (the most common);
  • mesoblastic nephroma;
  • neuroblastoma, found commonly in the adrenal gland, but can be found anywhere along the sympathetic nervous system.

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