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Webinar for Patients: Experts explain, part 1.

Dear Patients,  ITMIG experts are aware how difficult is medical language for you. Your doctors may not have enough time to explain all complicated terms, to answer your questions and […]

Rare cancers of the thymus. What they are and how you can help.

Geralyn Johnson, a patient fighting with a thymoma – the malignant neoplasm of the thymus, talks about this rare disease and the activity of the International Thymic Malignancy Working Group (ITMIG).

There are active groups on Facebook for Thymoma/Thymic Carcinoma patients and others interested in these diseases

Here are some statistics about the Thymoma Support Group. This group has 2300 members from 94 countries! The highest populations are from the US, UK, AUS, Philippines & Canada, respectively. The group is split 74% woman & 26% men. Age ranges are 35-44 being the most followed by 45-54, 55-64, 25-34, 65+ and then 18-24.


There is also a Thymic Carcinoma group and an ITMIG Advocates group.

Webinar for Patients, 2020/09/22

A summary of a Webinar for Patients is now available.

You can find here:

  • Audio recording of the webinar
  • Presentation of Dr. Arun Rajan
  • Responses to some chat questions not answered during webinar

Click here!

Thank you for your attendance and see you next time!