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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

ICR donors give a record £12m for cancer research 19
Dec
2014

This year's donations income smashes last year’s achievement by more than £3 million. Find out more

ICR welcomes olaparib approval by European Medicines Agency 19
Dec
2014

The European Medicines Agency has approved olaparib for women with ovarian cancer who have a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation. Find out more

Scientists map out how childhood brain tumours relapse 18
Dec
2014

Researchers have discovered the unique genetic paths that the childhood brain tumour medulloblastoma follows when the disease comes back. Find out more

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Features

Fine tuning radiotherapy for breakthroughs in treating bladder cancer 03
Dec
2014

Bladder shape, capacity and position vary between individuals, making radiotherapy in patients with bladder cancer a real challenge. But now researchers at ICR are working with the bladder’s unpredictability to deliver better radiotherapy for a type of cancer that has traditionally been hard-to-treat. Find out more

Highlights of the year, 2014 01
Dec
2014

2014 has been full of exciting research results for the ICR. We have selected ten of our discoveries from the past year, which we'll publish every day over the next two weeks Find out more

Prostate cancer: entering a golden age of research 11
Nov
2014

Oncologists are hailing this as the ‘golden age of prostate cancer research’ after new prostate cancer drugs reached the clinic. The ICR has played a major role in developing four new drugs that have been shown as effective in later-phase trials. Find out more

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