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Thyroid cancer increased from 14th to 5th most common cancer in women over last 20 years Fremont, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The dramatic increase
Research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 59th Annual Meeting reveals that patients with differentiated thyroid cancer live as long as people in perfect health, unless they are in the minority and have reached the most advanced stages of disease.
A mutant gene long thought to accelerate tumor growth in thyroid cancer patients actually inhibits the spread of malignant cells, showing promise for novel cancer therapies, a Mayo Clinic study has found.
Mayo Clinic researchers have found a mutant gene, which was long thought to accelerate tumor growth in thyroid cancer patients, actually inhibits the spread of cancerous cells.
After a phase 2 trial, 49 percent of patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancers responded to treatment using a drug designed to stop tumor blood vessel growth.
ORLANDO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A medication that helps stop the growth of new blood vessels has produced dramatic benefits for some patients with aggressive thyroid cancer, research from Mayo Clinic indicates. At the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Mayo investigators report that cancer in about two-thirds of 37 patients with aggressive differentiated thyroid cancer treated with the drug pazopanib either stopped growing, or quickly shrank.
A blood test for thyroid cancer can detect persistent or recurrent disease even before doctors can find any trace of a tumor, according to a new study. The findings suggest that people treated for the disease should be examined regularly for early signs of recurrence.
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