New breakthrough drugs promise skin cancer 'cure'

Skin cancer sufferers could be cured of the disease with new breakthrough drugs, experts claimed, as they hailed the "beginning of a new era".

Sunbathers soak up the sun. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Seriously ill patients are said to have seen "spectacular effects" after receiving the medication which could eventually be used to combat other forms of the condition. It is the first time scientists have come this close to providing a remedy for advanced melanoma.

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Skin cancer drug hailed as 'cure'

Skin cancer sufferers could be cured of the disease with new breakthrough drugs, experts claimed, as they hailed the "beginning of a new era".