Thymic carcinoma

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Thymic carcinoma
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Thymic carcinoma seen on CT.
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Thymic carcinoma is a rare type of thymus gland cancer. It usually spreads, has a high risk of recurrence, and has a poor survival rate. Thymic carcinoma is divided into subtypes, depending on the types of cells in which the cancer began. Also called type C thymoma. [1]

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References

  1. "NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms". National Cancer Institute. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2019.







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