Targeted therapies exploit tiny chinks in cancer's armour

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By Linda Geddes in Birmingham THE weakness in Achilles’ heel didn’t pose much of a problem until it came into contact with Paris’s arrow – at which point it killed him. Now a range of tumours are meeting a similar fate thanks to drugs that turn otherwise insignificant gaps in their defences into fatal flaws. A pioneering therapy that exploits such weaknesses is allowing women with late-stage,