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What is the treatment for thymoma?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Depends clinical set
This depends on the clinical setting.
Sometimes you may need surgical excision, especially if concerned about malignancy. Biopsies can be done. But surgery is the usual approach. Depending on the spread even chemotherapy is indicated. It is associated with myasthenia gravis at times. At times removal can cure the myasthenia gravis.

In brief: Depends clinical set
This depends on the clinical setting.
Sometimes you may need surgical excision, especially if concerned about malignancy. Biopsies can be done. But surgery is the usual approach. Depending on the spread even chemotherapy is indicated. It is associated with myasthenia gravis at times. At times removal can cure the myasthenia gravis.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Get it out
Agree with dr. Matos-cruz.
Thymoma is a slow-growing type of cancer that begins in the thymus. The following links may provide more information: http://goo.Gl/mqtn1 and this one: http://goo.Gl/oetwz and this one: http://goo.Gl/yjnh5.

In brief: Get it out
Agree with dr. Matos-cruz.
Thymoma is a slow-growing type of cancer that begins in the thymus. The following links may provide more information: http://goo.Gl/mqtn1 and this one: http://goo.Gl/oetwz and this one: http://goo.Gl/yjnh5.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Dr. Sameer Gupta
Internal Medicine - Oncology
In brief: Surgery
Depending on the biology and histology; surgical excision is typically recommended.

In brief: Surgery
Depending on the biology and histology; surgical excision is typically recommended.
Dr. Sameer Gupta
Dr. Sameer Gupta
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Excission
Excission is both diagnostic and therapeutic.

In brief: Excission
Excission is both diagnostic and therapeutic.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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