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Long-term safety of radiotherapy in fewer doses for patients with early breast cancer demonstrated in 10-year study 14
Jul
2020

A lower total dose of radiotherapy delivered in fewer but larger doses is as safe in the long term as breast cancer radiotherapy courses giving multiple small doses, according to the final results of a 10-year study. Find out more

Urgent call to kick-start life-saving cancer research so cancer patients don’t get left behind 14
Jul
2020

Scientists researching new treatments for cancer patients are calling for urgent support to ensure the disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis does not damage long-term progress to defeat the disease. Find out more

Researchers reveal discovery of new cancer drug fadraciclib 13
Jul
2020

Scientists have revealed details of the discovery of a new cancer drug that could be used to treat a range of cancer types, including some blood cancers and solid tumours. Find out more

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Features

Isabella’s gift: The precious donation aiding vital research into childhood brain cancer 08
Jun
2020

The parents of Isabella Ortiz, who died from a brain tumour, have highlighted the need for rare tissue donation, to help other children facing the same condition. Find out more

Training for a marathon in a pandemic: the fundraisers helping us finish cancer 26
Apr
2020

As sports events around the world are put on hold in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, Joanne Duffy finds out how #teamICR have come together to support each other, adapt their training and focus on what really matters to them. Find out more

Celebrating five women leading the way at the ICR on International Women's Day 08
Mar
2020

On International Women’s Day 2020, we speak to five women leading the way at the ICR on their journeys in science, their tips for others considering a career in research and the importance of diversity in research. Find out more

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