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Chemotherapy in Thymic Neoplasms

  • Pier Franco Conte
  • Fausto Barbieri

Abstract

Thymic neoplasms are chemotherapy-sensitive tumors with a 30–50% 5-year survival in previously untreated patients. Responses in small series have been reported with single-agent doxorubicin, cisplatin, etoposide, ifosfamide, and corticosteroids (Table 26.1).

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Clin Oncol Thymic Carcinoma Proc ASCO Japan Clinical Oncology Group Thymic Neoplasm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pier Franco Conte
    • 1
  • Fausto Barbieri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Oncology and HemathologyUniversity of Modena and Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly

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