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ITMIG 2018—Dr. Jeanne B. Ackman: TNM staging system has made huge progress for the diagnosis and treatment of thymic tumors

Authors: Candy Cao

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The 9th International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group Annual Meeting (ITMIG 2018) was held from October 24th to 27th, 2018 in Seoul, Korea. This important conference highlighted the latest scientific and clinical developments related to the management of thymic malignancies and brought together established scientists and clinicians from all over the world who have interest in the field of thymic tumor research. The meeting was a great success. It was a great honor for the editorial team of Mediastinum to conduct a brief interview with Dr. Jeanne Ackman who shared with us the progress and the current challenges of TNM staging system for diagnosis and treatment of thymic Tumors.