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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, media team works to increase the profile of the organisation by showcasing the cutting-edge research carried out by our scientists and development initiatives. 

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News

Breast cancer vulnerability could point way to new target treatments 20
Aug
2018

Researchers have identified a vulnerability in some breast cancer cells of a certain type – called triple negative breast cancer – that could be exploited by future targeted drugs. Find out more

Tumour 'diaries' track cancers' evolutionary history and predict the future 15
Aug
2018

Scientists have developed a complex mathematical model that uses a snapshot of tumours’ genetic code to reach back in time, revealing its evolutionary history. Find out more

Discovery Club members hear about how philanthropy is making a difference to people with cancer 14
Aug
2018

Members of the ICR’s Discovery Club, our high-level giving club of visionary supporters, learned about the difference that philanthropy is making to people with cancer at an event in the impressive surroundings of Two Temple Place, in Central London. Find out more

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Features

Six steps forward we've made in ovarian cancer treatment 20
Mar
2018

Over the last few decades, our research into ovarian cancer has led to discoveries that greatly impact on its treatment. Today, this research is giving women with ovarian cancer a better quality of life and more time with their loved ones. Here are six of our discoveries. Find out more

Winners of the ICR's Science Photography and Imaging Competition 2017 announced 16
Mar
2018

The annual competition, open to all researchers at the ICR and The Royal Marsden, aims to showcase the beauty often found in scientific and medical images and how they can be used to tell a story. Find out more

New, simple blood tests for prostate cancer 14
Dec
2017

Conor McKeever introduces an exciting new technology, developed by researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research. Find out more

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