The Foundation created and has partnered with the International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group (ITMIG).The mission of ITMIG is to promote the advancement of clinical and basic science pertaining to thymic and other mediastinal malignancies and related conditions. ITMIG is an academic organization that provides structure, organization and scientific rigor to research in these diseases. The primary goals of ITMIG are to provide infrastructure for international collaboration, promote a scientifically-based approach, and facilitate dissemination of knowledge about thymic malignancies and other mediastinal diseases, in order to improve the outcomes of people diagnosed with such a condition. ITMIG is a registered not-for profit organization.to researchers who need them to conduct tests that may aid in the treatment and diagnosis of thymic cancer.
ITMIG has been recognized by the major bodies governing the organization of cancer activities: the International Union against Cancer (UICC) and the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC). Furthermore, ITMIG has been embraced by other professional organizations in related fields (see list below). ITMIG has undertaken a number of global initiatives, which are described in more detail on its website at www.itmig.org.