Thyroid cancer

According to National Cancer Registry of Ukrainethyroid cancer statistics in Ukraine are the following: the Prevalence (2016): 38,565 patients; rate – 106.7 patients per 100 thousand population (males – 34.2; females – 169.6). The Incidence (2015): 3145 new cases; rate (age-standardized, world standard) – 6.6 new cases per 100 thousand population (males – 2.5; females – 10.2). The Mortality rate (age-standardized, world standard, 2015) – 0.3 deaths per 100 thousand population (males – 0.2; females – 0.4). The Incidence (children population, 2015): 44 new cases; rate – 0.6 new cases per 100 thousand population (males – 0.3; females – 0.9).

Clinical trials including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 102 (Phase I – 22, Phase IV – 3) recruiting clinical trials for thyroid cancer registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 52, France – 20, China – 12 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Poland – 5, the Russian Federation – 3, Austria/Bulgaria/Hungary/Romania – 1 recruiting trial.
  • Ukraine: Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 0; Active, not recruiting – 0 clinical trials.
    • The country experience includes 2 (Phase II and Phase II-III) clinical trials for thyroid cancer conducted totally on 2 clinical sites in 2 cities: Kyiv – 2, Lviv – 1 trial.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 7 (Phase I – 0) recruiting clinical trials.
  • World leaders: France – 2, Bulgaria/China/Italy/the Netherlands/the USA – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: Bulgaria only – 1 recruiting clinical trial.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

Clinical trials for Thyroid cancer including adults in CEE, July 2017


Clinical trials including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 13 (Phase I – 6, Phase IV – 0) recruiting clinical trials for thyroid cancer registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 8, China/France/Spain – 3, Germany/Italy – 2 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine:
    • Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 0; Active, not recruiting – 0 clinical trials.
    • No country international experience.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

Non-interventional studies including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 47 (on medical devices – 0) recruiting observational studies for thyroid cancer registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 20, China – 6, the United Kingdom – 5 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Austria/Belarus/the Russian Federation/Ukraine – 1 recruiting study.
  • Ukraine: recruiting observational study on 1 clinical site (the Research Center for Radiation Medicine) located in Kyiv.

Non-interventional studies including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 16 (on medical devices – 0) recruiting observational studies for thyroid cancer registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 9, Japan – 2 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Belarus only – 1 recruiting study.

NB! The cities located on the non-controlled territories of Ukraine are not included in the statistics.

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Sergii Gromov

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