Scientists on brink of cancer treatment revolution

researchCancer treatment will be dramatically transformed in the near future as a number of research projects reach fruition. Sir David Lane, chief scientist at Cancer Research UK,  revealed this week that teams are closing in on techniques that are likely to lead to the creation of a new generation of drugs to combat major cancers. “The next few years are going to be very exciting,” he said. “It would be wrong to raise hopes for patients in the very short term, but it would be unimaginable if we did not turn this work into something immensely useful in 10 to 20 years.”

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