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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

ICR team is part of winning consortium for Cancer Research UK ‘Grand Challenge’ 10
Feb
2017

Scientists from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, are part of a consortium that has won one of the first wave of ‘Grand Challenge’ grants from Cancer Research UK. Find out more

Non-profit drug development could cut cost of cancer medicines 09
Feb
2017

Universities should work with new forms of commercial partner to take their own cancer drugs to market and drive down the ‘spiralling’ cost of new medicines, leading experts propose. Find out more

Immune system genes linked to most common type of leukaemia 06
Feb
2017

People who inherit genetic variants affecting the function of their immune system are at increased risk of developing the most common form of leukaemia, a major new study reveals. Find out more

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Features

President Trump, the Cancer Moonshot and the new war on drug pricing 30
Jan
2017

What could the new US administration mean for drug discovery and development – in the US and the UK? Dr Angela Kukula, the ICR's Director of Enterprise, reports back from the world’s biggest life sciences conference, BioWeek SF. Find out more

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

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