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Wilms' tumor

Learn more about Wilms' tumor and how Massey's multidisciplinary approach provides the most comprehensive care in the region.

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VCU Massey Cancer Center offers compassionate, comprehensive and cutting-edge care for childhood cancer.

Using the most advanced technology, treatment options and clinical trials, our team offers a wide scope of care for those diagnosed or at high risk of Wilms' tumors. Our care is delivered compassionately, with respect, personal attention and a focus on the whole person - not just the disease.

Your partner in Wilms' tumor care

If your child is diagnosed with cancer, VCU Massey Cancer Center is here to help.

We provide a level of expertise found only at the top 4 percent of cancer centers across the country designated by the National Cancer Institute. Massey is the only center in the Richmond area and one of two in Virginia designated by the NCI to lead and shape America’s cancer research efforts.

Massey's care is provided through VCU Health at VCU Medical Center, an award-winning hospital.

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Cancer can be intimidating. This is why CHoR treats the whole child, not just the disease.

Resources and support

Resources and support

Massey offers a number of support services to help you and your child face cancer.

Why choose VCU Massey Cancer Center for your Wilms' tumor care

In partnership with Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Massey Cancer Center provides the only comprehensive diagnostic cancer care in the Richmond area. It is staffed by specialists who are national leaders in cancer care and who also conduct research that leads to improved treatments. Many of these treatments are only available at major academic medical centers like the VCU Medical Center. You will find it convenient for your child to be evaluated by a group of closely collaborating specialists in one place at one time rather than having to go to a number of specialists at different locations

Discover the 5 Cs that make us the right choice for your child's cancer care. Choose Massey for your child's cancer care because we are:

Cutting-edge

Our doctors have unparalleled knowledge and experience in diagnosing and treating all types of cancers.

Comprehensive

Massey offers an integrative approach with a full range of treatment options that support patients' strength and well-being while improving quality of life through treatment, recovery and survivorship. We also offer support services that range from helping minimize pain, symptoms and side effects to helping cope with the cognitive, emotional and psychological effects of cancer.

Collaborative

Cancer care generally requires multiple forms of therapy and various specialized doctors. At Massey, our specialists collaborate in interdisciplinary teams to coordinate all aspects and stages of patient care and conveniently provide that care in one location. Massey pioneered the multidisciplinary approach to cancer care in our region. This approach combines the expertise of many doctors and ensures that your child will receive the ideal combination and sequence of treatment.

Compassionate

Through respectful, attentive and compassionate care, Massey’s care team builds healing relationships with patients that help reduce suffering from cancer. We recognize that each patient’s medical, social, emotional and personal needs are unique, which is why patients have access to resources such as social workers, psychologists, legal and financial assistance, support groups, educational workshops and more.

Customized

Recognizing that each patient is unique and each type of cancer is different, Massey provides treatment strategies and care plans tailored and individualized to the patient. Patients also have direct access to a nurse navigator, who will provide guidance as they move through the health care system and treatment process.

Becoming a Patient

Our award-winning team at VCU Massey Cancer Center is transforming how cancers are prevented, detected, treated and cured, and it is our pleasure to care for you and your loved ones. Cancer is complex and its care can be complicated, so we want to make your experience as our patient as simple and positive as possible. 

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