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Targeted immunotherapy could boost radiotherapy response 08
Mar
2021

Profiling the ‘immune landscape’ of patient’s tumours reveals who will most benefit from radiotherapy with potential immunotherapy in bowel cancer. Tumours which are chronically Inflamed before treatment could be made more susceptible using targeted immunotherapies Find out more

ICR Discovery Club explores how exploiting cancer’s DNA weaknesses can unlock new treatment 04
Mar
2021

For the second virtual event, Discovery Club members went on a trip back in time and deep inside the cell with Professor Jessica Downs and Dr Navita Somaiah to explore how targeting cancer’s DNA weaknesses can unlock new treatments. Find out more

New cancer scan could guide brain surgery 01
Mar
2021

A type of ultrasound scan can detect cancer tissue left behind after a brain tumour is removed more sensitively than surgeons, and could improve the outcome from operations, a new study suggests. Find out more

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Features

When the damage is done – how ICR scientists tackle DNA damage repair 04
Mar
2021

DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, and understanding how cells repair DNA can help researchers develop the next generation of smarter, kinder treatments. Find out more

ICR Science and Medical Imaging Competition 2021 22
Feb
2021

Six outstanding images have been shortlisted for the ICR’s Science and Medical Imaging competition. Over the next two weeks, we will be sharing our shortlist across the ICR’s social media channels and on our website for a public vote, before we announce the judge’s chosen winner and the public’s choice. Find out more

How the Human Genome Project shook the world of cancer research 15
Feb
2021

Twenty years ago, a detailed draft and analysis of the human genome was completed. In this feature, Diana Cano Bordajandi looks at the lasting legacy of the Human Genome Project. Find out more

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