The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations. Today, genetic variants for brain cancer, revolutionising radiotherapy, and The Royal Parks Half Marathon.
Scientists believe they may be able to explain elephants’ low cancer rates – providing intriguing clues for preventing cancer in humans.
The biggest ever study of DNA from the most common form of brain cancer has discovered five new genetic variants associated with the disease.
Women with the commonest type of ovarian cancer can safely take hormone replacement therapy results of a 24-year, phase III international trial suggest.
How mouse 'avatars' could help tailor cancer treatments in head and neck cancers
Personalising treatments for patients on clinical trials
Genome analysis at our Tumour Profiling Unit – discovering cancer’s weaknesses
Pioneering phase I studies of new cancer drugs
Developing new drugs for hard-to-treat childhood cancers
Join #teamICR and head to the world famous motor racing track for a unique road race – great for beginners or for training for the London Marathon.
Our Chief Executive and President, Professor Paul Workman, shares his experiences on his blog, The Drug Discoverer.
For more than 100 years, the ICR has played an important role in shaping understanding of cancer and how it can be treated.
Our PhD students conduct world-class research projects, while our MSc in Clinical Oncology teaches about the latest in clinical practice.
We work in close partnership with industry to take results into the clinic as soon as possible, and make sure our research delivers for cancer patients.
The ICR is the top-ranked academic research centre in the UK after coming first overall in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
Putting the pieces together: a jigsaw puzzle approach to treating cancer
How the elephant got less cancer (and other stories)
HPV or not HPV, and what this means for throat cancer treatment
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