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Signs & Symptoms Cancer

Signs & symptoms

Up to 50% of thymomas do not cause symptoms. Patients who do have symptoms may experience:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing
  • Swelling in the face, neck, arms or elsewhere in the upper body

Less common symptoms include fever, night sweats and weight loss.

UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.