ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of children who are diagnosed with a Wilms tumor each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.
In the United States, about 500 children are diagnosed with a Wilms tumor each year. The disease accounts for about 5% of all childhood cancers. Wilms tumor occurs most often in young children between the ages of 3 and 4. It is uncommon after age 6.