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Wilm’s Tumor (12-5-2001) A form of kidney cancer that primarily affects young children. ... Continue Reading

White Blood Cells (12-5-2001) Cells that help the body fight infection and disease. ... Continue Reading

Wernicke’s Area (12-5-2001) A part of the brain involved with language. ... Continue Reading

Wiskott-Aldrich (12-5-2001) An inherited disease effecting the immune system. Some characteristics of the disease include chronic skin problems and frequent syndrome infections. ... Continue Reading

Whitmore-Jewett Staging System (12-5-2001) A system used for the staging of prostate cancer. ... Continue Reading

Watchful Waiting (12-5-2001) The patient’s condition is closely monitored, but treatment is withheld until symptoms appear or change. ... Continue Reading

White Matter (12-5-2001) The part of the brain that contains myelinated nerve fibers. ... Continue Reading

White Blood Cell Count (WBC) (12-5-2001) The actual number of white blood cells seen in a blood sample. ... Continue Reading

Wernicke’s Area (12-5-2001) A part of the brain involved with language. ... Continue Reading

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