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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

Astrocytes derived from brain cancer stem cells in culture

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 Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit

Clinical trials pharmacy (Jan Chlebik for the ICR, 2014)

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


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.

Convergence Science Centre

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