• By Dana Sparks

New Drug Combo to Battle Thyroid Cancer

January 8, 2013

There's promising news in the battle against anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC), a rare but aggressive and devastating form of thyroid cancer that typically strikes men and women in their 60s and 70s. The median survival is about 5 months from time of diagnosis.

Mayo Clinic-led study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine , reveals the combination of pazopanib and paclitaxel can slow the cancer growth. 

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Sound bites with lead researcher, Keith Bible, M.D.,Ph.D., are available in the downloads above

Expert title for broadcast cg: Dr. Keith Bible, Mayo Clinic Oncologist

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