For a lot of us, getting cancer is our biggest fear. And the chances are that at stage in our lives, it is a fear we will have to face. But fighting cancer is changing. Scientists at a turning point in the treatment against cancer. It’s been hailed as the beginning of a ‘cancer revolution’ and comes in the form of personalised medicine.
Defeating Cancer, follows Rosemary, Phil and Ray as they undergo remarkable personalised treatments – from a billion pound genetically targeted drug designed to fight a type of skin cancer, to advanced robotic surgery.
We meet the the researchers and doctors from London’s Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research who are helping the fight against defeat the disease that one in three of us will develop at some stage of our lives.