Cancer will no longer be "a death sentence": DNA-based treatment to transform lives within 10 years

Cancer will no longer be 'a death sentence': DNA-based treatment to transform lives within 10 years, say scientists Scientists 'close to radical technique to develop personalised treatments'Want to sequence DNA of tumours in patients to deliver tailored treatmentCould help patients to carry on for a decade in relatively good healthHopes that cancer could become a chronic disease rather than a killer It would pave way for radical forms of diagnosis, surveillance and therapy By Ben Spencer PUBLISHED: 04:17 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 29 January 2013 Cancer will become a manageable condition rather than a death sentence within a decade, experts boldly predicted yesterday.

Parents furious after NHS Trust refuses to fund potentially life-saving cancer treatment

Why won”t they save Adam Parents furious after NHS Trust refuses to fund potentially life-saving cancer treatment Adam is receiving treatment after parents raise tens of thousands of poundsThey warn other children may not be so lucky An eight-year-old boy with an aggressive form of cancer has fallen victim to a “postcode lottery,” after his health authority refused to fund his place on a trial that could save his life. Adam Bird has undergone two-and-a-half years of intensive treatment since he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, which affects the nerve tissue