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Oropharyngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Oropharyngeal Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about oropharyngeal cancer, see the following:

  • Head and Neck Cancer Home Page
  • Throat (Laryngeal and Pharyngeal) Cancer Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Prevention
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation
  • Drugs Approved for Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Smoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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General Information About Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma Treatment

Disease Overview Thymomas and thymic carcinomas are epithelial tumors of the thymus. The term, thymoma, is customarily used to describe neoplasms that show no overt atypia of the epithelial component. A thymic epithelial tumor that exhibits clear-cut cytologic atypia and histologic features no longer specific to the thymus is known as a thymic carcinoma (also known as type C thymoma).[1] Incidence and mortality Invasive thymomas and thymic carcinomas are relatively rare tumors, which...

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  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

WebMD Public Information from the National Cancer Institute

Last Updated: September 04, 2014
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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