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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, view content posted on our many different social media channels, or visit our press release archive to view a list of our press releases. 

News

Non-invasive imaging test could predict which kidney cancer patients will benefit from anti-vascular therapy 18
Aug
2017

A magnetic resonance imaging test that measures the volume of blood in tumours could help select which patients will benefit from drugs that block blood vessel growth, a new study shows. Find out more

New tests select patients who could live for nearly a year longer on targeted bowel cancer drug 08
Aug
2017

Giving patients with bowel cancer an MRI scan and a blood test could pick out those who would benefit from a targeted cancer treatment, a new study reports. Find out more

Scientists find new method to target hard-to-treat head and neck cancers 08
Aug
2017

An MRI technique could help doctors predict survival and develop improved treatments by identifying areas of fluctuating oxygen levels in head and neck tumours. Find out more

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Features

Pioneering genetic research into myeloma is spearheading our search for new treatments 30
May
2017

Our researchers are pioneering a new understanding of the genetic complexities of myeloma and the innovative use of existing drugs as treatments, as Conor McKeever finds out. Find out more

How our 26 dedicated London Marathon 2017 runners are set to raise over £90,000 for cancer research 25
Apr
2017

With donations to our dedicated #teamICR London Marathon runners set to top £90,000, Laura Mulkerne looks back on a day of gruelling effort, raucous support and hard-won medals. Find out more

Find out why our supporter Jennifer is running the London Marathon for #teamICR 06
Apr
2017

It’s nearly that time of year again, when runners from all over the world lace up their trainers and tackle one of the most famous marathons there is: the Virgin Money London Marathon. But why do our supporters do it? Heather Lacey caught up with one of our supporters, Jennifer Herbert, to find out why she decided to support our vital work by running 26.2 gruelling miles. Find out more

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