New molecular targeted therapies in thyroid cancer.

  title={New molecular targeted therapies in thyroid cancer.},
  author={Amalia Milano and Maria Grazia Chiofalo and Maria Basile and Antonella Salzano de Luna and Luciano Pezzullo and Francesco Caponigro},
  journal={Anti-cancer drugs},
  volume={17 8},
Carcinoma of the thyroid gland is the most common malignancy of the endocrine system. Differentiated tumors are often curable with surgical resection and radioactive iodine. A small percentage of such patients, however, do not undergo remission and need new therapeutic approaches. Both anaplastic and medullary thyroid carcinomas exhibit aggressive behavior and are usually resistant to current therapeutic modalities. Thyroid carcinoma represents a fascinating model and a particularly promising… CONTINUE READING