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.
We have made huge strides in research and treatment for children with cancer, improving their chances of survival. With your support today, we can discover kinder treatments and offer more children the hope of a cure.
Cancer research is driving progress in treatment that means more and more people are living well for longer after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. In our latest blog post, hear from five people who are each responding well to treatment and are now looking to the future, after receiving a devastating diagnosis.
As a world-leading cancer research organisation, The Institute of Cancer Research is a dynamic and exciting place to work. We offer a range of career paths in scientific research, research support, and professional and administrative positions.
We are internationally renowned for driving scientific discoveries on cancer and came second of all UK universities in analysis of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework.
Our research is made possible by our generous community of donors and supporters. Help transform the lives of people with cancer.
We aim to attract the best scientific minds who will be working at the forefront of cancer research, in an environment that’s collaborative, international and inclusive.
We draw upon our excellent scientists and facilities to further our world-class cancer research. We work with funders to deliver major research centres and collaborations.
Our competitive PhD programme is designed for the next generation of world-leading cancer researchers who will benefit from exceptional research facilities.
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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The ICR-CTSU leads high-quality international cancer clinical trials, and their findings directly influence clinical practice within the NHS and worldwide.
The ICR and Imperial College London are working together to open up new frontiers in cancer research.
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