Thymus Cancer

The thymus is a small organ just behind the breast bone in the front part of the space in the chest between the lungs. The thymus sits just in front of and above the heart. If you (or a loved one) are worried about developing thymus cancer, have just been diagnosed, are going through treatment, or are trying to stay well after treatment, the Detailed Guide can help you find the answers you need.

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Circle Of Sharing »

Circle Of Sharing™ helps cancer patients and their caregivers get personalized information about the disease, and share that information with family and friends.

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Clinical Trials »

Clinical trials are studies in which people volunteer to take part in tests of new drugs or procedures. Knowing all you can about clinical trials can help you feel better when deciding whether or not to take part in one.

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Talking About Cancer »

Talking about cancer can be hard. Here you'll find tips to help make it easier to talk with others about cancer, including your health care team and your family, friends, and co-workers.


If you want extensive medical details about a specific form of cancer, our comprehensive Detailed Guides will meet your needs.

Cancer Glossary

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