How are tumors of the mediastinum treated?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Treatment selection for a given mediastinal tumor or cyst depends on the diagnosis of the lesion. Surgical resection is indicated in a large percentage of cases. Surgical removal is not indicated as primary treatment for lymphomas and rhabdomyosarcomas.


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