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DNA that causes cancer could one day be SNIPPED out of people’s bodies – thanks to amazing new breakthrough

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By: Miriam Stoppart From: mirror.co.uk There always has been good news about cancer, but often it’s ignored or not shouted about. Well, I’m going to be shouting. One of the fascinating innovations I’ve been following for some time is CRISPR technology that can act as tiny molecular scissors and cut out damaged and sometimes cancer-promoting bits of DNA . It’s …

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CRISPR Gene Editing Gets Approval for Cancer Treatment

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By: Brian Krans From: healthline.com For the first time in the United States, scientists will be able to edit the genes of humans to make them better at fighting cancer. The phase I safety study will be the first use of a relatively new gene editing technology in humans. It received approval from a National Institutes of Health (NIH) panel …