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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

Plans unveiled for UK’s new global hub for cancer research and treatment 03
Feb
2016

A new global hub for cancer research and treatment is to be established in London with the aim of accelerating the discovery of new treatments. Find out more

ICR sells portion of its projected abiraterone royalties 02
Feb
2016

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has sold a portion of its royalty entitlement for the prostate cancer drug abiraterone for an undisclosed sum. Find out more

Chemotherapy drug boosts survival for newly diagnosed prostate cancer 01
Feb
2016

Combining a chemotherapy drug with first-line hormone therapy could help men diagnosed with prostate cancer live longer, according to research. Find out more

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Features

The death of cancer? Part 1: the birth of effective drug therapy 04
Feb
2016

In a special, three-part essay to mark World Cancer Day, ICR Chief Executive Professor Paul Workman reflects on five decades of advances in cancer treatment – inspired by The Death of Cancer, an account by early pioneer Vincent DeVita. In part one, Professor Workman discusses the early days of chemotherapy. Find out more

World Cancer Day 2016: a global perspective from the ICR 04
Feb
2016

On World Cancer Day, we wanted to recognise our many global collaborators who work with us to make the discoveries that defeat cancer. Find out more

ICR at the London Festival of Genomics 22
Jan
2016

Scientists from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, gave two talks at this exciting conference that ran from 19-21 January 2016. See some of the reaction to the presentations. Find out more

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