Radiotherapy and chemotherapy for invasive thymomas: a multicentric retrospective review of 90 cases. The FNCLCC trialists. Fédération Nationale des Centres de Lutte Contre le Cancer.

@article{Mornex1995RadiotherapyAC,
  title={Radiotherapy and chemotherapy for invasive thymomas: a multicentric retrospective review of 90 cases. The FNCLCC trialists. F{\'e}d{\'e}ration Nationale des Centres de Lutte Contre le Cancer.},
  author={Françoise Mornex and Michel Resbeut and Pierre Richaud and G M Jung and Xavier Mirabel and Christian Marchal and Jean L{\'e}on Lagrange and Patrick Rambert and Gilles Chaplain and Tan Dat Nguyen},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1995},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={651-9}
}
PURPOSE Thymoma is a rare disease. The treatment of patients with invasive thymoma remains controversial. The prognosis of such patients is poor, even with the use of postoperative radiation therapy and chemotherapy. We retrospectively reviewed the outcome and prognostic factors in a series of 90 patients presenting with an invasive thymoma treated by partial resection or biopsy and radiation therapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS From 1979-1990, 163 patients with the diagnosis of lymphoepithelial… CONTINUE READING
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