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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

Combination therapies could help treat fatal lung cancers 18
Sep
2019

Combining a new class of drug with two other compounds can significantly shrink lung tumours in mice and human cancer cells, finds a new study led by the Francis Crick Institute and The Institute of Cancer Research, London. Find out more

Targeted prostate cancer radiotherapy technique could cut treatment time from two months to two weeks 17
Sep
2019

Advanced radiotherapy technology could safely deliver curative treatment for some prostate cancer patients in just one or two weeks, according to new research published today. Find out more

Increased risk of prostate cancer in men with BRCA2 gene fault 17
Sep
2019

Men with faults in the BRCA2 gene have an increased risk of prostate cancer and could benefit from PSA testing to help detect the disease earlier, according to new research. Find out more

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Features

Beating melanoma with drug discovery, immunotherapy and cutting-edge science 10
Sep
2019

Henry French introduces some of our research into melanoma, one of the UK’s most common cancers. Find out more

"Without research there will be no cure" – why parents fund vital research into children’s cancer 31
Aug
2019

ICR researchers are working hard to improve children’s cancer treatment. This children’s cancer awareness month, our parent-led charity supporters – who fund so much of this crucial work – have shared their inspirational stories with us and explain why they choose to work with the ICR. Find out more

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

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