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Our values

Our values – developed together as an organisation – make it clear how each and every one of us work to meet our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.



Our six values are:

Pursuing excellence: We aspire to excellence in everything we do, and aim to be leaders in our fields.
ICR value: Acting with integrity Acting with integrity: We promote an open and honest environment that gives credit and acknowledges mistakes, so that our actions stand up to scrutiny.
ICR value: Valuing all our people Valuing all our people: We value the contribution of all our people, help them reach their full potential, and treat everyone with kindness and respect.
ICR value: Working together Working together: We collaborate with colleagues and partners to bring together different skills, resources and perspectives.
ICR-value: Leading innovation
Leading innovation: We do things differently in ways that no one else has done before, and share the expertise and learning we gain. 
ICR value: Making a difference Making a difference: We all play our part, doing a little bit more, a little bit better, to help improve the lives of people with cancer. 

Download the research strategy

Click below to download a copy of Making the discoveries: our strategy to defeat cancer

Our scientific discoveries

The ICR has an outstanding record of scientific achievement dating back more than 100 years.

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