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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

Professor Paul Workman appointed as ICR Chief Executive 24
Nov
2014

Professor Paul Workman has been appointed as Chief Executive and President of The Institute of Cancer Research, London, on a permanent basis. Find out more

New research leader pledges three-pronged attack on cancer evolution and drug resistance 24
Nov
2014

Professor Paul Workman sets out his vision for cancer drug discovery as he is appointed Chief Executive of The Institute of Cancer Research, London Find out more

Structural study reveals clues of cancer-causing protein 18
Nov
2014

Advanced modelling techniques have mapped the structure of a key protein for the development of the nervous system – and cancer, a new study reveals. Find out more

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Features

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

How the ICR drove the science behind pioneering cancer drug 29
Oct
2014

Olaparib is set to become the first cancer drug for an inherited genetic fault. Here is the story of our crucial role in its development. Find out more

Using crystals to cure cancer 08
Oct
2014

Each year, the ICR runs a science writing competition among our scientists and students – and here is 2014’s winning piece Find out more

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