Article Abstract

Thymic epithelial tumors diagnosis and management: the importance of an international multidisciplinary approach

Authors: Thierry Jo Molina

Abstract

Malignant thymic epithelial tumors (TETs) include thymomas and thymic carcinomas. They are derived from neoplastic thymic epithelial cells growing in a microenvironment highly variable from a strong predominance of immature lymphoid T cells to very few mature T cells.