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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.

News

ICR celebrates Royal Society of Chemistry blue plaques for cancer drug discovery 11
Dec
2018

The ICR has been recognised for its many successes in drug discovery through the award of blue plaques in Sutton and Chelsea under the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemical Landmark scheme. Find out more

Giving birth increases women’s breast cancer risk in the short term 10
Dec
2018

Younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than their peers of the same age who do not have children. Find out more

Immunotherapy appeal raises over £80,000 for our research 09
Dec
2018

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have raised over £80,000 to help fund our cutting-edge work in immunotherapy through a fundraising appeal. Find out more

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Features

Making it count – the real life stories of people benefiting from innovative new cancer treatments 04
Dec
2018

We are in an exciting time in cancer research, with many researchers believing we are at the tipping point in cancer treatment, and moving towards truly personalised treatment plans for patients. Find out more

Scientific achievements of 2018 03
Dec
2018

We've selected a range of discoveries from 2017/18 – chosen because they illustrate the quality and breadth of our basic, translational and clinical research and our ambitions under the ICR's research strategy. Find out more

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

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