Recommended treatment of paediatric tumours is misleading

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7055.492a (Published 24 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:492
  1. C R Pinkerton,
  2. Kathy Pritchard-Jones,
  3. S J K Holmes
  1. Cancer Research Campaign professor of paediatric oncology
  2. Senior lecturer Royal Marsden NHS Trust and Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey KT2 5PT
  3. Consultant paediatric surgeon St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, London SW17 0QT

    EDITOR,—We were surprised at some of the content of Chris Dawson and Hugh Whitfield's article on common paediatric problems in their ABC of Urology.1 The section on tumours contains misleading information, which may have been current in the 1960s but has now been superseded.

    Intravenous urography is now rarely used in cases of Wilms's tumour; the diagnosis …

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