A new generation of anti-cancer drugs will target the disease with pin-point accuracy offering patients an improved quality of life while battling the illness

Source: Eleanor Hayward For The Daily Mail

A treatment revolution that could reduce cancer from a killer disease to a chronic condition is announced by British scientists today.

They will develop new drugs under a £75million programme that is the ‘best chance yet’ of beating the illness.

Instead of ‘shock and awe’ chemotherapy, with its cruel side effects, they will target ways of stopping cancer cells resisting treatment. In combination with existing medication, tumours will either be beaten completely or their growth limited to allow patients to live much longer.

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