Deciding on Treatment
Thymus Cancer: Treatment Choices
There are various treatment choices for thymus tumors. Learn which ones may be options for you.
Thymus Cancer: Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy (chemo) uses anticancer medicines to kill cancer cells. Learn how chemo is used for thymus cancer.
Thymus Cancer: Radiation Therapy
Radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation from X-rays or particles to kill cancer cells. Learn how this treatment is used for thymus cancer.
Thymus Cancer: Surgery
Surgery is often used to treat thymus tumors. Different kinds of surgery may be done. Which type you have depends on how much the cancer has spread, and other factors. Learn more.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Complementary medicine is used in conjunction with other therapies. It usually serves to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life. Alternative medicine is used alone, without standard treatment.