Join us in the Fight
Its more than just a slogan. Its a movement.
Wilms Warriors™ is the Wilms Cancer Foundations community outreach program in support of children, families and healthcare professionals tackling this tragic disease.
The program empowers individuals and businesses at a grass-roots level to help make a real and immediate difference in the lives of those suffering or, affected by Wilms within their local communities and beyond. We actively support community initiatives. So whether its a fundraising event, donation drive or simply the active sharing of stories about Wilms, we want to hear from you. Together we can make a difference.
Eli, 5 yrs, from Iowa, battled bilateral Wilms for 16 months. He was diagnosed in March 2019, unable to recieve treatment locally Eli and his family were forced to travel to St Judes Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee where he underwen kidney sparing surgery.
Following 7 rounds of radiation therapy Eli sadly suffered a relapsed at the end of treatment in November 2019. He was placed on the intense ICE regime, with combined cyclo/ topo, and completed 5 rounds before undergoing repeat kidney sparing surgery.
Unable to find any tumor, the medical team conducted 17 biopsies which ultimately indicated necrotic tissue and inflammation. He endured 2 further rounds of 'Regimen M' and was declared NED June 2020. His family remain positive yet vigilant.
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Awareness is our greatest weapon in the fight against Wilms. We can't cure the disease but we can avoid much of the fear, pain and heartache cause by a late stage diagnosis. Importantly, by being vigil and improving early detection rates we can save lives.
Join us in the fight against late stage detection by spreading the word about the dangers of WIlms. Host a Wilms Warriors information banner on your website or social media platform and link it to:
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