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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. 

For more information you can always contact our media team, view content posted on our social media channels, sign up to one of our newsletters or visit our press release archive to view a list of our press releases.

We also have dedicated pages for news about ICR research announced at the ASCO and NCRI conferences as well as for news concerning the MR Linac

News

Discovery Club shows the power of new research in the patient journey 19
Jul
2019

Members of the The Discovery Club gathered at the Royal Society of Chemistry last month to learn how our research is influencing the cancer patient journey. Find out more

Cancer trades in sugar for fatty acids in order to spread around the body 18
Jul
2019

Scientists have uncovered a crucial change in cancer cells that allows them to spread around the body – by switching from sugar to fatty acids to fuel their growth. Find out more

UK cancer treatment ‘revolution’ as survey finds third of patients receiving modern precision treatments 16
Jul
2019

Over one-third of surviving cancer patients have received state-of-the-art targeted drug treatment or immunotherapy, reveals a new survey highlighting the ‘revolution’ in cancer treatment over the last decade. Find out more

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Features

When it comes to cancer, how can DNA become its own enemy? 23
May
2019

Dr Gideon Coster is one of the newest Team Leaders at the ICR. Here we take a look at his research, aiming to understand how DNA can become its own enemy. Find out more

How the ICR’s pioneering drug research is changing lives 17
May
2019

The ICR has discovered more new cancer drugs than any other academic institution globally, and led the underpinning science for many more cancer treatments. We have helped lead clinical trials of these drugs and many others – taking them to cancer patients as quickly as possible. Find out more

Capturing cancer on the move – ICR photography competition showcases stunning images of tumour cells in action 15
Feb
2019

Every year our researchers submit outstanding pictures to our Science and Medical Imaging Competition – telling a story about our pioneering work and its benefits for patients. Check out the fantastic images selected by our judges, and this year voted for by the public. Find out more

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