This series on “Thymoma” is edited by Dr. Dragana Jovanovic, from Thoracic Oncology and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine Clinic “Akta Medica”, Belgrade, Serbia; and Dr. Semra Bilaceroglu, from Department. of Pulmonology, University of Health Sciences, Dr. Suat Seren Training and Research Hospital for Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Izmir, Turkey.
This series focusing on thymoma presents up-to- date and extensive reviews spanning from the epidemiology to the genetics and biology and to the diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. Similar to other rare tumors, thymoma has been largely understudied for years. However, in the last few years there has been significant research performed particularly in the field of molecular biology of these tumors. Several important and novel advancements in genetics and molecular biology are discussed in two chapters of this series. Furthermore, the principles of current care including all novelties regarding diagnostic and treatment modalities are provided in several other chapters.
Editorial on Thymoma
Original Article on Thymoma
Review Article on Thymoma
*Published in Vol 12, No 12 (December 2020): Journal of Thoracic Disease