Medicine: Defeat

In Detroit, golden-haired Sandra Dildine, 3, came home last week from Ann Arbor hospital. The transfusions, examinations and tests were over; there was nothing more the big hospital or the staff of learned doctors could do. But it was a pretty exciting day for Sandra. Through the bright, springlike sunshine, she had a ride home in an ambulance. "Home," she said happily. Home was where her toys were—and the Army had brought her father back from Japan to be with her.

Sandra's trouble: embryonal nephroma or Wilms tumor (named for German Surgeon Marx Wilms, 1867-1918). The disease is an expanding growth...

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