10 medical advances in the last 10 years
updated 8:19 AM EDT, Wed June 5, 2013
The speed of science is often excruciatingly slow. But over the last decade we've made significant strides in medical research, disease treatment and the improvement of patients' quality of life. Whether it's a change in public policy or one of the largest scientific undertakings in history, these 10 advances have affected medicine in a big way.
Human Genome Project
Stem cell research
Targeted cancer therapies