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Thyroid Cancer Breakthrough News
  June 19, 2008
ENDO: Sorafenib Active in Advanced Thyroid Cancer
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today

WASHINGTON, June 19 -- Almost two-thirds of patients with advanced thyroid cancer benefited from treatment with the tyrosine kinase inhibitor sorafenib (Nexavar), data from a small clinical trial showed.
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  June 16, 2008
ENDO: Low-Dose Radiation Matches High-Dose in Thyroid Cancer
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today

WASHINGTON -- Low-dose adjuvant radiation therapy clears thyroid cancer remnants as effectively as high-dose therapy, according to preliminary data from an ongoing study.
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  June 19, 2008
ENDO: Sorafenib Active in Advanced Thyroid Cancer
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today

WASHINGTON, June 19 -- Almost two-thirds of patients with advanced thyroid cancer benefited from treatment with the tyrosine kinase inhibitor sorafenib (Nexavar), data from a small clinical trial showed.
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  July 2, 2008
Investigational VEGF Inhibitor Found 'Clinically Meaningful' for Metastatic Thyroid Cancer
By Todd Neale, Staff Writer, MedPage Today

HOUSTON, July 2 -- For some patients with metastatic thyroid cancer, an investigational targeted drug can induce partial responses, according to a small multicenter, phase II trial in the U.S. and Europe.
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  May 19, 2008
Gene Test May Improve Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis
By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today

ROME, May 19 -- A test for the molecule galectin-3 may improve the diagnosis of thyroid cancer and reduce the number of unneeded surgeries, researchers here said.
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