Homeopathy Medicine for Wilms Tumor
Nephroblastoma, also known as Wilms tumor, is a rare kidney cancer that mostly affects kids. It is the most prevalent kidney cancer in kids, typically affecting kids between the ages of 3 and 4. After age 5, Wilms tumor becomes much less common.
Even though Wilms tumor occasionally develops in both kidneys at once, it typically only affects one kidney.
The outlook (prognosis) for children with Wilms tumor has significantly improved over time due to improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. With appropriate treatment, the outlook for the majority of children with Wilms tumor is very good.
Although there are many different signs and symptoms of Wilms tumor, most kids with the condition exhibit one or more of the following:
- An abdominal mass
- Abdominal swelling
- Abdominal pain
Other signs and symptoms may include:
- Blood in the urine
- vomit or feel nauseous
- Loss of appetite
- Shortness of breath
- High blood pressure
Though the exact cause of Wilms tumor is unknown, hereditary factors may occasionally contribute.
In Wilms’ tumor, this process occurs in the kidney cells. Cancer starts when cells acquire DNA errors that allow the cells to grow and divide uncontrollably and continue to exist when other cells would die.
Most of the time, there is no known connection between parents and children that may result in cancer. In rare cases, the DNA errors that lead to Wilms’ tumor are passed from the parent to the child.
Wilms tumor risk factors include the following:
- Asian-American children appear to have a lower risk than children of other races, while African-American children in the US have a marginally higher risk than children of other races of developing Wilms tumor.
- Wilms tumor in the family. Your child is more likely to get the condition if someone in the family has already had it.
Wilms tumor occurs more frequently in children with certain abnormalities or syndromes present at birth, including:
- The iris, which is the colored part of the eye, either forms completely or only partially in aniridia.
- Hemihypertrophy is the term used to describe when one side of the body or a body part is clearly larger than the other.
Wilms tumor can occur as part of rare syndromes, including:
- Wilms tumor, aniridia, abnormalities of the genital and urinary systems, and intellectual disabilities are all part of the syndrome known as WAGR.
- Denys-Drash syndrome, also known as male pseudohermaphroditism, is a group of conditions that include Wilms’ tumor, kidney disease, and the birth of a boy with testicles but who may later develop female characteristics.
- Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. **Children with this syndrome. **There is an increased risk of tumors, including a type of liver cancer called hepatoblastoma. Other symptoms may include abdominal organs that protrude into the base of the umbilical cord, a large tongue (macroglossia), enlarged internal organs, and ear abnormalities.