Tag Archives: thyroid cancer

Targeting microRNAs for thyroid cancer therapy

Schematic model explaining the oncogenic actions of miR-146b and the consequences of its inhibition in thyroid cancer

The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped endocrine organ located at the base of the throat, just below the Adam´s apple. Its function is to concentrate dietary iodine from the bloodstream and produce thyroid hormones, which have

Heart failure drug restores sensitivity to radioactive iodide treatment in aggressive thyroid cancer

Patients diagnosed with thyroid cancer generally have a good prognosis as a result of implementing treatment regimens consisting of surgery and radioactive iodide (RAI) ablation. However, in about 30% of cases, these tumors develop resistance to RAI