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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

Trial shows benefit of ‘BRCA-targeting’ drug in prostate cancer 21
Apr
2015

Men with prostate cancer benefited from treatment with the pioneering drug olaparib – a drug which targets BRCA gene mutations. Find out more

Over drinks, three ICR researchers talk science 14
Apr
2015

Join ICR scientists at the Somers Town Coffee House and learn about their research. Find out more

Genetic screening could improve breast cancer prevention 08
Apr
2015

A test for a wide range of genetic risk factors could improve doctors’ ability to work out which women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer, a major study of more than 65,000 women has shown. Find out more

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Features

Using the seeds of cancer to guide treatment strategies 13
Apr
2015

Circulating tumour cells can act as ‘seeds’ – breaking away from the primary tumour and colonising other sites in the body. But they are also becoming an increasingly useful tool in cancer medicine – measuring a patient’s state of disease. Find out more

Physics: unlocking the mysteries of tumours 16
Mar
2015

Research into ionising radiation takes us from the edges of the universe to treatment planning for cancer Find out more

Why we need more women at the top of science 18
Feb
2015

Despite making up 50% of students and postdoctoral researchers, not enough women progress to senior positions in science. The ICR is striving to ensure all researchers have the same opportunities to develop their scientific careers, regardless of gender. Find out more

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