Thymic epithelial tumours: from basic principles to individualised treatment strategies.

@article{Girard2013ThymicET,
  title={Thymic epithelial tumours: from basic principles to individualised treatment strategies.},
  author={Nicolas Girard},
  journal={European respiratory review : an official journal of the European Respiratory Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 127},
  pages={75-87}
}
Thymic epithelial tumours represent a wide range of anatomical, clinical, histological and molecular malignant entities that may be aggressive and difficult to treat. The histopathological classification distinguishes thymomas from thymic carcinomas. Thymomas may be associated with autoimmune disorders. The management of thymic epithelial tumours is a paradigm of co-operation between clinicians, surgeons and pathologists, from establishing the diagnosis to organising the multimodal therapeutic… CONTINUE READING
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