I was diagnosed with thymic carcinoma in February 2020 at the age of 61.  I had gone to urgent care early that month with a cold and cough, thinking maybe I had the beginning of pneumonia.  The PA heard nothing in my chest to indicate that, but decided to do an X-ray anyway.  She came back in the room and told me to go straight to an emergency room for a CT scan.  I had no clue why.  That scan showed a large mass (over 5cm) in what they thought was my lung.  The ER Dr. was awful and came right out and told meRead More →


Thanks for taking a look at our new website. It is different looking than the original, has been updated for contents, and formatted to fit on a computer, table, and phone screen. To make sure people get the most out of our site, we have broken down certain elements into smaller, more readable, segments. This website is not meant as an exhaustive education into Thymic cancer. It does answer all the basic questions that people ask, and provides a document library and links where you can expand your detailed knowledge about this disease. Use the menus on top of the screen, or the buttons atRead More →