Latest Thyroid neoplasm Stories
Doctors at the University of Colorado School of Medicine were concerned recently when they found a nodule in the thyroid of a 64-year-old Colorado man.
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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.
The drug pazopanib may help revolutionize the care of patients with metastatic, rapidly progressive differentiated thyroid cancers.
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To their deep dismay, researchers at Mayo Clinic discovered several years ago that laboratory samples of anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) they were using to help them find new treatments for this lethal disease were probably some other kind of cancer.
Procedure removes diseased gland without leaving a scar.
LONDON, June 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Results from ZETA, a phase III study in patients with advanced medullary thyroid cancer (MTC), showed that treatment with the investigational drug vandetanib significantly extended Progression Free Survival (PFS), the primary endpoint of the study, by demonstrating a 54% reduction in the rate of progression compared to placebo (HR=0.46, p=0.0001).
Aggressive treatment of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma has dramatically increased survival in the small group of patients who chose to undergo it, say physicians at Mayo Clinic.
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