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What is thymus cancer?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Thymus mass/cancer
Thymus is a gland we have in our low neck and chest during our childhood.
It provides lymphocytes as is involved in our inmune system. This gland usually disappear or leave a small remnant. In some individuals in may grow abnormally causing mass effect in the middle of the chest (mediastinum) which maybe associated to myasthenia .http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thymuscancer/detailedguide/index.

In brief: Thymus mass/cancer
Thymus is a gland we have in our low neck and chest during our childhood.
It provides lymphocytes as is involved in our inmune system. This gland usually disappear or leave a small remnant. In some individuals in may grow abnormally causing mass effect in the middle of the chest (mediastinum) which maybe associated to myasthenia .http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thymuscancer/detailedguide/index.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Uncommon
Of the types of cancer, is uncommon, but if there is mass in anterior mediastinum, 47% are thymomas.

In brief: Uncommon
Of the types of cancer, is uncommon, but if there is mass in anterior mediastinum, 47% are thymomas.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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