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After overcoming rare cancer thymoma, Fallston graduate Eric Lang plans to pursue career in foreign policy

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He was intubated for 10 days and underwent a battery of tests before doctors eventually found a fist-sized tumor on his thymus gland that had triggered his immune system, according to his parents, Todd and Sue Lang. The tumor, known as a thymoma, caused a neuromuscular disorder called myasthenia gravis that attacked the communication between his nerve cells and muscles, as well as inflammation and breakdown of muscle tissue called myositis.

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Source: Baltimore Sun