Britain’s biggest cancer killers could stop being death sentences within 10 years thanks to a revolutionary form of treatment. The breakthrough marks a new era of research into personalised medicines that could reduce the disease to a chronic illness – or one day even cure it, say experts. Researchers are developing genetic tests to identify changes in tumours that could lead to individual treatments tailored for each patient. Full story >>
A breakthrough is an important development that may lead to an agreement or achievement. • Six Taiwan-based scientists have announced what may be a long hoped-for breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.