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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, media team works to increase the profile of the organisation by showcasing the cutting-edge research carried out by our scientists and development initiatives. 

For more information you can always contact our media team, view content posted on our many different social media channels, or visit our press release archive to view a list of our press releases. 

News

New computer program makes it easier to track living cells 21
Jul
2017

Researchers have developed a computer program - NucliTrack - to more efficiently track the trajectory of moving cells. Find out more

Scientists discover new line of attack against cancer 20
Jul
2017

Scientists have made the surprise discovery of an exciting new way of blocking a crucial cancer protein that has proved extremely difficult to target. Find out more

Pioneering leukaemia and evolution researcher – Professor Mel Greaves – wins prestigious Royal Society award 18
Jul
2017

Professor Mel Greaves has been awarded The Royal Society’s prestigious Royal Medal in recognition of his research, which has dramatically improved our understanding of childhood leukaemia. Find out more

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Features

Pioneering genetic research into myeloma is spearheading our search for new treatments 30
May
2017

Our researchers are pioneering a new understanding of the genetic complexities of myeloma and the innovative use of existing drugs as treatments, as Conor McKeever finds out. Find out more

How our 26 dedicated London Marathon 2017 runners are set to raise over £90,000 for cancer research 25
Apr
2017

With donations to our dedicated #teamICR London Marathon runners set to top £90,000, Laura Mulkerne looks back on a day of gruelling effort, raucous support and hard-won medals. Find out more

Find out why our supporter Jennifer is running the London Marathon for #teamICR 06
Apr
2017

It’s nearly that time of year again, when runners from all over the world lace up their trainers and tackle one of the most famous marathons there is: the Virgin Money London Marathon. But why do our supporters do it? Heather Lacey caught up with one of our supporters, Jennifer Herbert, to find out why she decided to support our vital work by running 26.2 gruelling miles. Find out more

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