A ground-breaking new drug to treat breast cancer is being trialled in hospitals across the North East.
Early experiments have shown that Pertuzumab, also known as Perjeta, can help to extend the life of women who are suffering from incurable and recurring breast cancer.
Dr Mark Verrill from the Northern Centre for Cancer Care told ITV News that the new drug could be available on prescription in the near future.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Gusty winds over hills. Mainly dry with a cooler night ahead