A 32-year-old member asked:
Who does thymus cancer affect?
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Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
The thymus: Is an organ that is prominent in childhood living behind the sternus and necessary to "instruct" lymphocytes to recognize "self" antigens, have memory (as in , easles, mumps chickn pox), and fend off certain infections. Itinvolutes in adults. Thymic carcinoma occurs rarely sporadically. Thymoma is a benign, but invasive, and associated with myasthenia and certain inflammatory diseases and anemia.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
What is thymus cancer from?
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General Surgery 27 years experience
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