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How can one get thymus cancer?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Same as anywhere

All you really need to do to get thymic cancer is have a thymus.
Cancer is an overgrowth of cells which have lost their responsiveness to the normal signals of the body; this is why they break free and go elsewhere in the body (metastasize).

In brief: Same as anywhere

All you really need to do to get thymic cancer is have a thymus.
Cancer is an overgrowth of cells which have lost their responsiveness to the normal signals of the body; this is why they break free and go elsewhere in the body (metastasize).
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