Cancer breakthrough as new technique that reveals severity of disease AND spares healthy tissue from being removed is unveiled

Cancer breakthrough as new technique reveals how far it has spread in the body AND spares healthy tissue is unveiled Method reveals how far cancer has spread in lymph nodes and could save patients from unnecessary op Flourescent tool so sensitive it can detect cancer sites measuring just millimetres across By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:48 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 11 January 2013 A ground-breaking technique that reveals just how far cancer has spread in the lymph nodes has been developed by scientists.

Boy, 5, takes first steps after experimental drug shrinks huge tumour growing through his body

Boy, 5, takes first steps after experimental drug shrinks huge tumour that was spreading through his body Drug has stopped spread of tumour and Alfie has been weaned off pain medicationThe drug is more commonly used as an anti-rejection drug for kidney transplant patients'It gives us hope', say parents | UPDATED: 15:52 GMT, 10 July 2012 A five-year-old boy has taken his first steps – after a 'miracle' drug helped shrink a giant and deadly tumour that was raging through his body.

HIV: People with rare natural ability to fight AIDS virus have potent "killer" cells that recognise and destroy infection

People with rare natural ability to fight AIDS virus have potent 'killer' cells that recognise and destroy infection ‎ Study has shown scientists how to find and measure 'good cells' that can recognise and kill infected cells, but they still do not know how to generate them | UPDATED: 16:13 GMT, 11 June 2012 It has long been known that a tiny minority of people infected with HIV have a natural ability to fight off the deadly AIDS virus.

Breast implant cancer alert: Thousands of British women told "no need to panic"

Thousands of British women told “no need to panic” despite French authorities issuing cancer alert”Low quality” implants contain industrial silicone designed for computers and electronic devicesBritish lawyers say the government has left thousands of women in limbo The Department of Health have insisted today that there is no need for British women with PIP breast implants to have them removed.

Breast implant cancer panic spreads to UK: Thousands of women told "have them removed"

Thousands of British women told to “have breast implants removed if you”re worried” as French authorities issue cancer alert”Low quality” implants contain industrial silicone designed for computers and electronic devices The French government is to foot the bill for tens of thousands of women to have their breast implants removed, amid fears they are at a heightened risk of cancer.