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Babies with brain tumours could benefit from targeted treatment 02
Apr
2020

Brain cancer in infants is biologically distinct from other childhood brain tumours and could be successfully treated with targeted drugs, a new study has shown. Find out more

Major new cancer imaging network involving the ICR and The Royal Marsden established 28
Mar
2020

Nine world-leading medical imaging centres from across the UK will come together to form an integrated network for standardising and validating the use of cutting-edge imaging techniques in cancer treatment. Find out more

Latest coronavirus update - 25 March 25
Mar
2020

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has now ceased most of its ‘wet lab’ research as part of a series of measures to safeguard staff and students from coronavirus – but we are proud to be supporting the national effort against the pandemic. Find out more

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Features

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

Obesity and tumours: What’s cancer eating for lunch? 04
Mar
2020

Obesity is one of the leading factors contributing to cancer development worldwide. In this feature, Joanne Duffy speaks to Dr Barrie Peck about how fat affects cancer on a molecular level, the relationship between obesity and cancer, and why it's all more complicated than it seems. Find out more

Squaring up to silent tumours: the research burden of pancreatic cancer 29
Feb
2020

This rare disease day, Joanne Duffy looks at some of the cutting-edge research taking place at the ICR. Find out more

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