Treatment of malignant thymoma.

  title={Treatment of malignant thymoma.},
  author={Guiseppe Giaccone},
  journal={Current opinion in oncology},
  volume={17 2},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The present review reports findings in the field of epithelial tumors originating from the thymus from the past year and discusses these findings in the context of the literature. RECENT FINDINGS Epithelial tumors of the thymus are relatively common tumors of the anterior superior mediastinum. Thymomas are usually slowly growing tumors, and their prognosis depends on the macroscopic and microscopic invasion of surrounding tissues. Thymic carcinomas are more aggressive and… CONTINUE READING