“…Scientists hail revolutionary breast cancer breakthrough…”

“…A dramatic breakthrough in breast cancer research will lead to a revolution in the way the disease will be diagnosed and treated in years to come – leading cancer specialists said yesterday.

Researchers have discovered that breast cancer patients can be subdivided into ten different groups each with a unique genetic fingerprint that will determine the type of drugs and treatment that could lead to a cure.

Instead of looking at breast cancer as a single disease with a limited number of treatments – the scientists believe that it is now more accurate to view it as a range of illnesses with a wide variety of potential therapies that can be tailored to individual patients…”

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Scientists hail revolutionary breast cancer breakthrough – Science – News – The Independent.

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