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New dawn in cancer war: 'Best chance yet'

(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.