Items Tagged ‘thyroid gland’

March 3rd, 2015

Lenvatinib; First Promising Treatment for Refractory Thyroid Cancer Patients in Years


In a pivotal Phase III study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the oral anti-angiogenic therapy lenvatinib appears to be a very promising new treatment for patients with advanced radioiodine-refractory thyroid cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, 60,000 people will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2015 and almost 2,000 will die […]

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Tags: advanced radioiodine-refractory thyroid cancer, lenvatinib, New England Journal of Medicine, phase III, thyroid gland, tyrosine kinase inhibitors