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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

Statement in response to the European Medicines Agency's recommendation for approval of olaparib 24
Oct
2014

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is issuing the following statement from Professor Alan Ashworth, whose work underpinned the development of olaparib. Find out more

Cancer drug discovery system is broken, global summit hears 24
Oct
2014

Paul Workman of the ICR calls for major changes to restock pipeline with innovative cancer treatments. Find out more

Leading cancer centre receives £10 million for state-of-the-art radiotherapy machine 23
Oct
2014

The ICR and The Royal Marsden will become the first institutions in the UK to own and develop world-leading MR Linac technology. Find out more

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Features

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

Exploiting the cell cycle to improve radiotherapy outcomes 20
Aug
2014

One of the crucial signalling networks that often go awry in cancer are those that respond to DNA damage and regulate the cell cycle progression. But now researchers are turning this to their advantage, and are attacking cancer by targeting one of the very processes that drives it – a faulty DNA repair response. Find out more

Darwinian evolution: from dinosaurs to cancer drug resistance 15
Jul
2014

Birds evolving from dinosaurs, fish emerging from the sea, and hominids adopting an upright posture – all are iconic examples of evolution. On the surface they don’t have a great deal to do with cancer, but the process underlying them both — natural selection — is identical. Find out more

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