New research shows a sharp escalation in the weapons race against cancer, with several high-tech approaches long dreamed of but not possible or successful until now.
At a weekend conference of more than 30,000 cancer specialists, scientists reported:
—New “smart” drugs that deliver powerful poisons directly to cancer cells while leaving healthy ones alone.
—A new tool that helps the immune system attack a broad range of cancer types.
—Treatments aimed at new genes and cancer pathways, plus better tests to predict which patients will benefit from them.
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Source: The Washington Post