FDA aproves Exelixis' COMETRIQ for thyroid cancer

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Exelixis announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has approved COMETRIQ (cabozantinib) for the treatment of progressive, metastatic medullary thyroid cancer (MTC). COMETRIQ is an inhibitor of multiple receptor tyrosine kinases involved in both normal cellular function and pathologic processes such as oncogenesis, metastasis, tumor angiogenesis, and maintenance of the tumor microenvironment. The COMETRIQ label has boxed warnings concerning risk of perforations and fistulas, and hemorrhage

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