Radiotherapy for Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma

Clifton David Fuller, Douglas M. Housman, Charles Thomas

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Abstract

The role of radiotherapy for patients who have thymic neoplasms remains unclear. The low incidence of thymic malignancies, excellent outcome with complete resection, and limited body of evidence obfuscate the role of radiation therapy within the current multidisciplinary management of disease. Nonetheless, existing literature reports and novel radiotherapy techniques show increasing potential for integration of radiotherapy into the standard therapeutic milieu for carefully selected patient subpopulations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)489-507
Number of pages19
JournalHematology/Oncology Clinics of North America
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2008

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Thymoma
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Thymus Neoplasms
Disease Management
Incidence
Neoplasms
Therapeutics

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  • Oncology
  • Hematology

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Radiotherapy for Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma. / Fuller, Clifton David; Housman, Douglas M.; Thomas, Charles.

In: Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, Vol. 22, No. 3, 06.2008, p. 489-507.

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Fuller, Clifton David ; Housman, Douglas M. ; Thomas, Charles. / Radiotherapy for Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma. In: Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 2008 ; Vol. 22, No. 3. pp. 489-507.
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