"We're not trying to make incremental change here, we're trying to get to a quantum leap on the path to a cure."Joe Biden, Vice President, US
It's time now for UK politicians to step up to the plate and show bold leadership.
News about a promising new breast cancer treatment combining Herceptin and Tyverb is dampened by the prospect that the drugs may be too expensive for the NHS.
"Drug companies are developing medicines they can profit from, rather than those which are likely to be the most beneficial" - Sir Richard Thompson