Prof. Conrad Falkson: The primary function of the radiation is to reduce the risk of local recurrence where complete surgical resection has not been achieved
Meet the Professor
Prof. Paul Van Schil: Complete resection is a major prognostic factor and should remain the principal aim of surgical resection
Prof. Ritsuko Komaki: Radiation therapy for thymic malignancies to improve local control, overall survival and disease free survival
Prof. Meinoshin Okumura: More studies in thymoma-associated autoimmune diseases are needed
Dr. Jeanne B. Ackman: TNM staging system has made huge progress for the diagnosis and treatment of thymic tumors
Prof. Edith Marom: ITMIG is an innovative, young society open to all from all disciplines
Prof. Chang Hyun Kang: enthusiasm is important for a successful career
ITMIG 2017—Prof. Frank Detterbeck: we are all here for the same goal
ITMIG 2017—Interview with Dr. Ugo Pastorino: open surgery or minimally invasive surgery for patients with early stage thymoma?
ITMIG 2017—Dr. Andreas Rimner: expertise, equipment, and experience are critical prerequisites in intraoperative radiotherapy
ITMIG 2017 | Prof. Nicolas Girard: cooperation network and database of thymic malignancy research
ITMIG 2017—Dr. Giuseppe Giaccone: focus on data and keep up-to-date
ITMIG 2017|Prof. Patrick Loehrer: conduct more clinical trials to get more helpful information and benefits patients
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