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Lenvatinib effective for differentiated thyroid cancer despite adverse effects - Healio



Lenvatinib effective for differentiated thyroid cancer despite adverse effects 
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The use of lenvatinib for the treatment of radioiodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer in adults was relatively effective, but adverse events are common and should be monitored, study data show. Berdelou Amandine, MD, of the department of ...

 


Veracyte announces performance of the Afirma GSC ensemble ... - Seeking Alpha



Veracyte announces performance of the Afirma GSC ensemble ... 
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Veracyte (VCYT) announces that data presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association held in Victoria, BC, Canada shows that the Af.
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NICE Rejects Treatments for Bladder and Thyroid Cancer - OncLive



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NICE Rejects Treatments for Bladder and Thyroid Cancer 
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The UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued guidelines recommending against nivolumab (Opdivo) for routine use in patients with previously-treated advanced urothelial carcinoma. The agency also recommended against ...

 


YOUR HEALTH: Thyroid cancer rates are quickly climbing - WQAD.com



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YOUR HEALTH: Thyroid cancer rates are quickly climbing 
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DALLAS, Texas ? New studies show that thyroid cancer has more than tripled over the last four decades. It especially affects young and middle-aged women, causing about two thousand deaths a year. For eight years, Mitzi McCabe, now 48, felt like she had ...

 


Ask the Doctors: Course of treatment varies for patients with thyroid ... - Frederick News Post



Ask the Doctors: Course of treatment varies for patients with thyroid ... 
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DEAR DOCTOR: A recent study suggested that cancer for thyroid treatment can be delayed. What would be the point?

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NICE bars NHS access to Lenvima, Nexavar for thyroid cancer - PharmaTimes



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NICE bars NHS access to Lenvima, Nexavar for thyroid cancer 
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NHS treatment cost regulators have published draft guidelines rejecting funding for Eisai's Lenvima and Bayer's Nexavar for treating certain patients with thyroid cancer. The decision relates to advanced differentiated thyroid cancer that has spread to ...

 


Free thyroid cancer screenings set for Oct. 24 - SILive.com



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Free thyroid cancer screenings set for Oct. 24 
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Free thyroid cancer screenings, hosted by Borough President James Oddo, will be offered on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m to 2:30 p.m.. The screenings, sponsored by HeartScan Services, will take place at Borough Hall. The rate of ...

 


TSH Levels Linked to Papillary Thyroid Cancer, With Sex Differences - Medscape



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TSH Levels Linked to Papillary Thyroid Cancer, With Sex Differences 
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Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels show a significant association with the risk of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) that appears gender-based, with lower-than-normal serum TSH levels years before a cancer diagnosis linked to an increased risk of ...

 


Genome data provides support for link to thyroid cancer - Healio



Genome data provides support for link to thyroid cancer 
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Recent findings from a large international genetic database provided new insight on genetic mutations known to cause thyroid cancer, according to a press release from Princeton University. The Genotype-Tissue Expression Consortium is an ongoing study ...

 


We Care Weekend gives cancer patients, families a welcomed retreat - Chattanooga Times Free Press



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We Care Weekend gives cancer patients, families a welcomed retreat 
Chattanooga Times Free Press
"Cancer's a funny thing ? it kind of overwhelms your life for awhile, until it becomes your new normal, which isn't a normal that anyone wants," said Gary Engelhardt, a Chattanooga resident who was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer about a ...