Cancer breakthroughs?

The hope of discovering a cure for cancer seems a step closer after scientists successfully tested an experimental drug. It has been shown to block a gene central to the growth of many cancers. More here And people with untreatable cancers have had their immune system redesigned to attack their tumours. The experimental study involved only 16 patients, but has been called a “leap forward” and a “powerful” demonstration of the potential of such technology. More here