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1. Wilm's tumor
A kidney cancer made up of embryonal elements; it grows rapidly, usually developing only in children younger than five years of age.

2. Wilm's tumor (nephroblastoma)
This is a childhood tumor of the neural crest tissue of the sympathetic ganglia or adrenal medulla that often first presents as a kidney mass, anemia and bone pain at ages 1 to 2 years old. Treatment is by surgical excision, radiation and chemotherapy. Prognosis is dependent on staging, ranging from 90 to 100% 5-year disease-free to poor survivals.

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