Friday, 4 March 2016
Scientists have found a way for our bodies to fight cancer
UCL Cancer Institute have developed a method, reported in Science journal, for finding unique markings within a tumour - its "Achilles heel" - that the immune system can target.
But the approach would be expensive, need designing for each individual and has not yet been tried in patients.
Experts said the idea made sense but could be more complicated in reality.
However, the researchers believe their discovery could form the backbone of new treatments and hope to test it in patients within two years."
That's great news. Now that we are on our way to finding a cure, let's focus on prevention by ridding our air and water and soil of poisons, eating nutritious foods, and banning all forms of smoking.
Read the story in BBC News