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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2015, Article ID 706058, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/706058
Research Article

The Impact of Ethnicity on Wilms Tumor: Characteristics and Outcome of a South African Cohort

1Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of the Free State and Universitas Hospital, P.O. Box 339(G69), Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
2Department of Paediatric Surgery, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, South Africa
3Paediatric Oncology Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Chris Hani Road, P.O. Box 2013, Bertsham, Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
4South African Medical Research Council, Francie Van Zyl, Parow, Tygerberg, Cape Town 7550, South Africa

Received 23 December 2014; Revised 22 February 2015; Accepted 28 February 2015

Academic Editor: Julie Blatt

Copyright © 2015 D. K. Stones et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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