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Mayo Clinic study finds two-drug combination may slow deadly thyroid cancer

  • Posted: January 9, 2013

A combination of the drugs pazopanib and paclitaxel shows promise in slowing anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC), according to a Mayo Clinic-led study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The two drugs together resulted in greater anti-cancer activity in ATC than either drug alone. Researchers studied anaplastic thyroid cancer cells and tumors in cell culture and in animal models.

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