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In updated guidance based on its latest review, NICE has announced that Caprelsa (vandetanib), from Genzyme/Sanofi, is not recommended, within...
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The FDA has approved Tafinlar (dabrafenib) and Mekinist (trametinib), administered together, from Novartis, for the treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer...
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Eisai + Merck Inc., to collaborate on development and marketing of Lenvima as monotherapy and with Keytruda.
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Merck & Co., Inc., announced that the companies have agreed upon a strategic collaboration for the...
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European Thyroid Association Guidelines for Ultrasound Malignancy Risk Stratification of Thyroid Nodules in Adults: The EU-TIRADS
Thyroid ultrasound (US) is a key examination for the management of thyroid nodules. Thyroid US is easily accessible, noninvasive, and cost-effective, and is a mandatory step in the workup of thyroid nodules.
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This guideline covers incidence and epidemiology, diagnosis, staging and management of differentiated thyroid cancer, medullary thyroid cancer, poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma and anaplastic thyroid cancer.
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These 21 recommendations focus on MTC patients with distant metastases and a detailed follow-up protocol of patients with biochemical or imaging evidence of disease, selection criteria for treatment, and treatment modalities...
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The antitumor activity of vandetanib [a multiple signal transduction inhibitor including the RET tyrosine kinase, epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor (VEGFR),...
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Outcomes of Children and Adolescents with Advanced Hereditary Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Treated with Vandetanib.
Purpose: Vandetanib is well-tolerated in patients with advanced medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). Long-term outcomes and mechanisms of MTC progression have not been reported previously.
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Importance: There has been an increased interest in measuring parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels as an early predictive marker for the development of hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy.
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Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more
Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.
Carcinoma of unknown primary origin: diagnosis and management: putting NICE guidelines into practice
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