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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations. We are a UK charity and member institution of the University of London.

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Our research on different cancer types

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The ICR conducts research into many different types of cancer, from common cancers such as breast and prostate, to rarer diseases such as rhabdomyosarcoma.

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We always want to hear from people who have a cancer story to share. Get in touch and help raise awareness of our research.

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The Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit

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The ICR-CTSU leads high-quality international cancer clinical trials, and their findings directly influence clinical practice within the NHS and worldwide.

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The CRUK Convergence Science Centre

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The ICR and Imperial College London are working together to open up new frontiers in cancer research.

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The Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery

Our state-of-the-art drug discovery centre will enable us to create more and and better cancer drugs