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Thymoma and thymic carcinoma are diseases in which malignant (cancer) cells form on the outside surface of the thymus.
The common signs and symptoms of thymoma and thymic carcinoma are cough and chest pain. But, upto 50% thymomas don't show any signs or symptoms on their own.
There are 4 different stages and the staging system used for thymomas is sometimes used for thymic carcinomas.
Various tests and procedures are used to diagnose thymoma and thymic carcinoma.
Four types of standard treatment are used for thymoma and thymic carcinoma which includes surgery, chemotherapy, hormone and radiation therapy.