What Age Group Gets Thyroid Cancer? Topic Guide

What Age Group Gets Thyroid Cancer? What Age Group Gets Thyroid Cancer?: Thyroid cancer largely affects people starting in middle age. Women (who are more susceptible to this cancer, in general) are usually in their 40s or 50s when diagnosed and men are usually in their 60s or 70s at diagnosis.

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What Age Group Gets Thyroid Cancer? Topic Guide - Visuals

What Age Group Gets Thyroid Cancer? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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pralsetinib Pralsetinib

Pralsetinib is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic)...learn more »

selpercatinib Selpercatinib

Selpercatinib is used to treat a certain type of non-small cell lung cancer in adults...learn more »

entrectinib Entrectinib

Entrectinib is used in adults to treat non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic)...learn more »

larotrectinib Larotrectinib

Larotrectinib is used to treat certain tumors that are caused by an abnormal "NTRK" gene. Larotrectinib is used when the cancer has spread to other parts of...learn more »

lenvatinib Lenvatinib

Lenvatinib is used to treat thyroid cancer. Lenvatinib is usually given after radioactive iodine has been tried without success...learn more »

trametinib Trametinib

Trametinib is used alone or in combination with another medicine called dabrafenib (Tafinlar) to treat certain types of cancer in people who have a "BRAF" ge...learn more »

dabrafenib Dabrafenib

Dabrafenib is used alone or in combination with another medicine called trametinib (Mekinist) to treat certain types of cancer in people who have a "BRAF" ge...learn more »

cabozantinib Cabozantinib

Cabozantinib is used to treat advanced kidney cancer, or thyroid cancer that has spread to other parts of the body...learn more »

vincristine liposome Vincristine Liposome

Vincristine liposome is used to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...learn more »

vandetanib Vandetanib

Vandetanib is used to treat thyroid cancer...learn more »

sorafenib Sorafenib

Sorafenib is used to treat liver cancer, thyroid cancer, or kidney cancer...learn more »

paclitaxel protein-bound Paclitaxel Protein-bound

Paclitaxel protein-bound is used to treat advanced cancer of the breast, lung, or pancreas. This medicine is used when the cancer cannot be treated with surg...learn more »

docetaxel Docetaxel

Docetaxel is used to treat breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, stomach cancer, and head/neck cancer...learn more »

doxorubicin liposomal Doxorubicin Liposomal

Doxorubicin liposomal is used to treat ovarian cancer, AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma, and multiple myeloma...learn more »

fluorouracil topical Fluorouracil Topical

Fluorouracil topical (for the skin) is used to treat scaly overgrowths of skin (actinic or solar keratosis)...learn more »

paclitaxel Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel is used to treat breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and lung cancer. It is also used to treat AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma...learn more »

vincristine Vincristine

Vincristine is cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body...learn more »

streptozocin Streptozocin

Streptozocin is used to treat pancreatic cancer...learn more »

fluorouracil (injection) Fluorouracil (injection)

Fluorouracil is used to treat cancer of the colon, rectum, breast, stomach, or pancreas.

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doxorubicin Doxorubicin

Doxorubicin is used to treat different types of cancers that affect the breast, bladder, kidneys, ovaries, thyroid, stomach, lungs, bones, nerve tissues, joi...learn more »

dacarbazine Dacarbazine

Dacarbazine is used to treat skin cancer (malignant melanoma) and Hodgkin's disease...learn more »

carboplatin Carboplatin

Carboplatin is used together with other cancer drugs to treat ovarian cancer...learn more »

cyclophosphamide (oral/injection) Cyclophosphamide (oral/injection)

Cyclophosphamide is used to treat several types of cancer.

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