A Double-Blind Randomized Phase III Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Sorafenib Compared to Placebo in Locally Advanced/Metastatic RAI-Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Trial of sorafenib versus placebo in the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer refractory to radioiodine

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  • drug : Sorafenib (Nexavar, BAY43-9006)
  • drug : Placebo

Phase: Phase 3


Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

- Locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer (papillary, follicular and Hurthle cell) - Poorly differentiated and other thyroid variants (e.g. insular, tall cell, etc.) are eligible provided that the histology has no medullary differentiation nor anaplastic features - Progression within 14 months (RECIST [Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors] should be used as a basis for the assessment of disease progression) - RAI (radioactive iodine) refractory

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Ruth Lira 6507231367

Stanford University School of Medicine 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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