The Achilles Heel of Cancer

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Scientists at University College, London believe they have discovered a way of finding unique markings within a tumour – its “Achilles Heel” – allowing the body to target the disease. In this way, the immune system is “steered” to kill cancers.

Research was funded by Cancer Research UK, and believe the discovery could form the backbone of new treatments and hope to test it in patients within two years.

Read the full article at the BBC:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35718491

 

 


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