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2021 Sep-Oct

Cancer Diagn Progn



A Large Thymoma Resected via Left Antero-lateral Thoracotomy.


Savu C, Melinte A, Gibu A, Hallabrin I, Zafiu A, Tudor V-A, Diaconu C, Gherghiceanu F, Furtunescu F, Radavoi D, Balescu I, Bacalbasa N
Cancer Diagn Progn. 2021 Sep-Oct; 1(4):363-370.
PMID: 35403149.


Thymomas are a rare type of mediastinal tumors with a slow growth rate. Because of this, they are well tolerated and patients usually present with large masses, which can extend in either of the thoracic cavities. The surgical approach for such tumors is dictated by the size and localization of the mass.