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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, or visit our press release archive to view a list of our press releases. 

News

Lucy’s Gratitude Walk to raise funds for the ICR 30
Jul
2015

Lucy O'Donnell, a mother of three teenagers, and her friend Lucinda will walk the South Downs Way in support of the ICR. Find out more

Professor Kevin Harrington to star in BBC2’s Trust me, I’m a Doctor 29
Jul
2015

The ICR’s Professor Kevin Harrington is to feature in the BBC2 programme Trust Me, I’m a Doctor on Wednesday 29 July. Find out more

Drugs for worms and river blindness could treat breast cancer 27
Jul
2015

Cheap drugs which treat parasitic worms and conditions such as river blindness could be used for women with a type of breast cancer that often fails to respond to standard therapies. Find out more

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Features

Creative types 30
Jul
2015

In the fifth and final essay short-listed for the ICR's Mel Greaves Science Writing Prize 2015, Dr Chris Tape discovers what it's like to communicate science to millions of people. Find out more

Socrates and apoptosis 24
Jul
2015

In the fourth of five articles short-listed for the ICR's Mel Greaves Science Writing Prize 2015, Dr Daniel Nava Rodrigues offers similarities between our bodies and city-states – how are the cells in our bodies policed? Find out more

Word processing for mankind 13
Jul
2015

In the third of five articles short-listed for the ICR's Mel Greaves Science Writing Prize 2015, Kevin Litchfield discusses the potential consequences of cutting-edge genetics research. Find out more

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