Search: mediastinum


The area in the chest between the lungs. It contains the heart and large blood vessels, the oesophagus, the trachea and many lymph nodes….


…cancer C19 to C20 Retroperitoneum & peritoneum cancer C48 Small intestine cancer C17 Stomach cancer C16 Testicular cancer C62 Thymus, heart, mediastinum & pleura cancer C37 to C38 Thyroid cancer C73 Tongue cancer C01 to C02 Tonsil & oropharynx cancer…

Lung cancer

…can also affect the lung area but are not considered lung cancer. These include tumours that start in the space between the lungs (mediastinum) or in the chest wall. Pleural Mesothelioma is cancer that affects the covering of the lung…