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April 24, 2014

Penn Medicine Study: Sorafenib Shows Success in Advanced Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Patients

Results of Randomized Phase III Clinical Trial Led to FDA Approval of Drug

The kidney and liver cancer drug sorafenib holds metastatic thyroid cancer at bay for nearly twice as long as a placebo, according to a new study from researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania published in the journal Lancet. Read more ...

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Beatrice Hahn and George Shaw have contributed to nearly every aspect of HIV research. They have also worked to develop methods to identify and characterize a "transmitted founder virus." That allows them to infer what molecular and genetic traits are necessary and sufficient for a virus to cross a mucosal barrier and establish an active infection.

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