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Mediastinal Tumor Resection
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Mediastinal Tumor Resection Usage

Written by FoundHealth.

Reasons for Procedure

Malignant (cancerous) tumors must be removed to prevent the spread of cancer. Without removal or treatment, the cancer could spread to other areas of the body. The cancer could also start to compress organs in the chest, such as the heart, lungs, or esophagus.

Patients who undergo this surgery often have a better prognosis than those who receive either radiation or chemotherapy .



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