Management and outcomes of relapse after treatment for thymoma and thymic carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Thymoma
  • Thymus Neoplasms

abstract

  • Treatment of patients with recurrent or progressive thymic tumors is associated with long-term survival. Despite the historical enthusiasm for re-resection, the majority of patients will recur again, therefore reoperation should be considered only in selected patients.

publication date

  • December 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.07.078

PubMed ID

  • 22115206

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1984

end page

  • 91; discussion 1991-2

volume

  • 92

number

  • 6