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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. 

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News

Starting gun fired in race against cancer evolution 21
Jul
2016

World-leading cancer researchers have revealed plans to create a new generation of ‘anti-evolution’ therapies, designed to combat cancer’s lethal ability to adapt and evade treatment. Find out more

Professor Johann de Bono named Regius Professor of Cancer Research by Royal Decree 15
Jul
2016

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has named Professor Johann de Bono as Regius Professor of Cancer Research. Find out more

Ceremony welcomes Professors Paul Workman and Jon Pines as Royal Society Fellows 15
Jul
2016

Professor Paul Workman, Chief Executive of The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and Professor Jon Pines, Head of Cancer Biology, will be admitted as Fellows to the Royal Society on Friday 15 July 2016 — the greatest honour in UK science. Find out more

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Features

Using ultrasound to navigate the path of cancer treatment 28
Jun
2016

Sound waves that the human ear can’t detect help animals create a picture of unfamiliar environments. Now, researchers believe sound waves could be a surprising way of helping us select the best cancer therapy for an individual. Find out more

UK first: microscope uses tractor beams to peer inside cells 16
Jun
2016

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, will be the first research organisation in the UK to receive a new type of high-tech microscope, allowing scientists to view dynamic cellular processes in real time. Liz Burtally finds out how this powerful machine will help researchers to design a new generation of drugs that target cell division. Find out more

Progress with MR-Linac radiotherapy machine promises a new era of personalised therapy 09
Jun
2016

Following the delivery of a giant magnet for the groundbreaking MR-Linac machine, Dr Claire Bithell considers what its completion will mean for personalised cancer therapy. Find out more

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