Category Archives: Thyroid Cancer

A New Agent That Might Change the Lives of Many Cancer Patients

This is not only good news for all prostate cancer patients, but is also good news for all cancer patients. The investigational radiopharmaceutical radium-223 chloride (Alpharadin) has recently been shown to improve survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer and … Continue reading

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FDA Panel Supports the Use of Vandetanib in Medullary Thyroid Cancer

An FDA advisory committee reported that they supported the use of AstraZeneca’s vandetanib for the treatment of patients with medullary thyroid cancer (MTC).   However, they also indicated the drug should be reserved for patients who are experiencing symptoms of their … Continue reading

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