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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

Goodbye to one of our most inspirational teachers 23
Oct
2018

Our students have thanked Professor Keith Jones for his support and dedication to training the next generation of cancer researchers as he retires from The Institute of Cancer Research, London. Find out more

ESMO 2018: Immunotherapy effective as first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancer 22
Oct
2018

Immunotherapy on its own is better than aggressive chemotherapy as a first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancer, according to surprising new data from a major phase III clinical trial. Find out more

ESMO 2018: Cancer trial shows treating the prostate directly with radiotherapy improves survival 22
Oct
2018

Treating the prostate with radiotherapy alongside standard treatment led to a 11 per cent increase in survival for some men with advanced prostate cancer, according to a new study. Find out more

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Features

What the future holds for children with brain cancer 30
Sep
2018

Brain cancer is a devastating disease, particularly when it affects young children, and progress in treatments has been slow. But ICR researchers have made major breakthroughs in recent months, with discoveries that could impact diagnosis, treatment and survival from childhood brain tumours. Find out more

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

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