March 18, 2008
New Treatment Option for Thyroid Cancer
Every year in the U.S., more than 33,000 people will develop thyroid cancer. It’s a slow-growing disease and is one of the least-deadly cancers, but when it reaches an advanced stage and starts spreading to other organs, that prognosis changes. And treatment options are limited. Now, Jennifer Matthews reports on a new drug that’s extending — and even saving — lives.