Thymoma and thymic carcinoma
Also known as:
Thymus and thymic cancer, Cancer, thymus and thymic
A thymoma is a tumor in the thymus gland. It is a rare, typically nonaggressive cancer that is occasionally found among people who have the autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis. Tumors typically grow slowly, but can break out of their capsules and grow aggressively. The causes of thymoma are unknown.
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