Breakthrough as new breast cancer drug increases remission time and reduces side-effects of chemotherapy

Breakthrough as new breast cancer drug increases remission time and reduces side-effects of chemotherapy Drug T-DM1 proven to stall the disease longer than current treatments, says NHS TrustDrug block growth of cancer, then destroys cancer cells from withinCould be available for sufferers within a few years | UPDATED: 15:05 GMT, 4 June 2012 The new treatment uses a two-stage approach to stop cancers growing – and then destroy them from within Medical experts in the UK have made a major breakthrough in their research to keep breast cancer at bay for longer.