The Role of Radiotherapy in Treatment of Thymoma

  • U. Oppitz
  • D. Latz
  • M. Flentje


Most thymomas are located in the anterior mediastinum. A small number is situated in the lateral cervical region and in some rare locations like the posterior mediastinum, the thyroid gland, within the pleura, or may spread out like a mesothelioma.


Of87 Case Anterior Mediastinum Mediastinal Irradiation Mediastinal Pleura Invasive Thymoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Oppitz
    • 1
  • D. Latz
    • 2
  • M. Flentje
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation TherapyUniversity of WürzburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of Clinical RadiologyUniversity of HeidelbergGermany

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