HealthDay News: Cancer
FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer
FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration on Friday approved a new drug to treat progressive
thyroid cancer that continues to worsen despite radioactive iodine
New Drug May Slow Recurrent Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new thyroid cancer drug can delay the progression of the disease almost five times longer than a placebo in people with recurring cancer, according to results from a new clinical trial.
Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input
THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients who let their doctors make all the decisions are less likely to rate their care as excellent compared to patients who participate in their medical decisions, a new study suggests.