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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

Scientists discover powerful new inhibitor of cancer stress signal 12
Jan
2017

Scientists have discovered a powerful new chemical inhibitor that blocks a crucial system used by cancer cells to cope with stress. Find out more

Scientists raise warning over drugs targeting key cancer mechanism 10
Jan
2017

Scientists have expressed concerns about developing drugs against two molecular targets that had been considered highly promising, after finding that specifically blocking their function adversely affected normal body systems. Find out more

Scientists find how cancer cells can shrug off physical constraints on growth and spread 05
Jan
2017

Scientists have revealed how cancer cells are able to break free of the physical restraints imposed by their surroundings in order to grow and spread around the body. Find out more

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Features

Parent-led charities and their inspirational support for the ICR’s child cancer research 13
Dec
2016

How families are making a hugely valuable contribution towards our research to improve the outlook for children with cancer. Find out more

Top 10 scientific achievements of 2016 12
Dec
2016

We've selected our top 10 discoveries of 2015/16 – chosen because they best represent the breadth of our research and our ambitions under the new research strategy. Find out more

The ICR helps to 'shine a light on cancer' for the BBC One Breakfast show 18
Nov
2016

Scientists from The Institute of Cancer Research, London took part in a week-long focus on cancer by BBC One's Breakfast show that aired on 14–18 November 2016. Find out more

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