Who are we
The Wilms Cancer Foundation (WCF), is a charitable organization, that supports and represents the needs of children, families and healthcare organizations affected by the childhood kidney cancer nephroblastoma commonly known as ‘Wilms’.
To establish an international program of awareness, education, advocacy, early detection and treatment to tackle the spread of childhood kidney cancer. We also seek to support children, families and organizations as they tackle cancer on a daily basis, through initiatives such as our ‘Dream-Making’ program, in order to lighten the emotional and financial burden they face.
Making a Difference
The WCF is a leader in paediatric/ childhood kidney cancer information and care. It is a member of the International Kidney Cancer Coalition, the International Society of Paediatric Oncology and a working partner of a number of nationally based kidney cancer charities in low, middle and higher income countries. The organization is guided by a scientific advisory board consisting of the worlds leading practitioners in paediatric renal oncology from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe and Latin America. It is the only charitable organization, worldwide, with a specific focus on paediatric renal cancer and is reliant on the charitable donations it receives in order to deliver its programs including; advocacy, education, treatment, research and support.
Wilms is the #1 Childhood Kidney Cancer
& 4 most common Childhood Cancer overall
The interaction of foundational operations and services
Through our programs we aim to provide every child, family and healthcare organization with the support they need to tackle Wilms and save children's lives.
Fostering greater awareness through for those tackling Wilms and the wider community, heightening prevention and saving children’s lives.
Pursuit of foundational revenue activities to achieve a stable and sustainable operating base, enabling long-term strategic planning and to ensure greater community impact.
Treatment and early detection:
Delivery of dedicated research and stringent screening procedures for children impacted by Wilms.