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2014-07-07 08:22:14

-- Nexavar is the only approved treatment for patients with RAI-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer -- Nexavar significantly extended progression-free survival in patients with RAI-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer compared to placebo in the Phase III DECISION trial TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Bayer Inc. is pleased to announce the Health Canada approval of Nexavar for the treatment of patients with locally...

Scientists Seek Answers To Questions About Thyroid Cancer
2014-05-19 03:54:45

Jessica Nimon, NASA The multi-national efforts that go into research aboard the International Space Station show that working together can yield results with universal benefits. This is especially the case when talking about human health concerns such as cancer. Researchers make use of the microgravity environment aboard the space station to seek answers to questions about the nature of cancer cells. With the Microgravity on Human Thyroid Carcinoma Cells (Cellbox-Thyroid) study, recently...

2014-05-06 08:34:15

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that four abstracts supporting the use of the company's Afirma Malignancy Classifiers and enhancing its overall Afirma solution will be presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress taking place May 14-18, 2014 in Las Vegas. Veracyte developed the Afirma Malignancy Classifiers to further expand the Afirma...

2014-02-25 13:41:11

A new analysis has found that adolescents and young adults who develop thyroid cancer as a secondary cancer have a significantly greater risk of dying than those with primary thyroid cancer. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings stress the importance of screening young cancer survivors to detect early signs of a potentially life-threatening thyroid malignancy. Thyroid cancer is one of the five most common malignancies in...

Link Suggested Between Nervous System And Cancer
2013-10-15 12:24:53

UT Southwestern Medical Center A specific protein once thought to exist only in the brain may play a crucial role in a deadly form of thyroid cancer, as well as other cancers, and provide a fresh target for researchers seeking ways to stop its progression, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report today in Cancer Cell. The scientists found that over-activation of a certain protein in hormone-secreting cells helps fuel medullary thyroid cancer cells in mice as well as in human...

2013-10-09 11:47:30

Findings from the first study to show a specific function of the immune system in the proliferation of thyroid cancer may ultimately change the course of treatment Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have taken the first steps to determine if a protein, called Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1), can help to predict which thyroid cancer patients will most likely have a recurrence of the disease. Study findings were presented today at the 2013 Clinical...

2013-06-04 11:12:51

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation on Tuesday published a new Clinical Practice Guideline on "Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery" to recognize the importance of the patient's voice and the potential impact thyroid surgery can have on it. "Thyroid surgery rates have tripled over the last three decades," said Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, guideline chair. "This new guideline will help educate physicians and patients of the importance of...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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