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AACR Annual Meeting 2021: Immunotherapy combination shows early promise in aggressive brain cancers 10
Apr
2021

Immunotherapy together with an experimental cancer drug could offer a new way of treating some patients with aggressive brain cancers, promising early results from a Phase I trial presented at the 2021 AACR conference suggest. Find out more

Gene mutations linked with death from infection in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia 07
Apr
2021

Death from infection – the leading cause of death for patients with a common type of leukaemia – is linked to specific gene mutations, a new study has found. Find out more

AI analysis gives insight into how bacteria attack 23
Mar
2021

A new study has helped to uncover how bacterial proteins work as a network to take control of our cells. Find out more

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Features

When the damage is done – how ICR scientists tackle DNA damage repair 04
Mar
2021

DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, and understanding how cells repair DNA can help researchers develop the next generation of smarter, kinder treatments. Find out more

ICR Science and Medical Imaging Competition 2021 22
Feb
2021

Six outstanding images have been shortlisted for the ICR’s Science and Medical Imaging competition. Over the next two weeks, we will be sharing our shortlist across the ICR’s social media channels and on our website for a public vote, before we announce the judge’s chosen winner and the public’s choice. Find out more

How the Human Genome Project shook the world of cancer research 15
Feb
2021

Twenty years ago, a detailed draft and analysis of the human genome was completed. In this feature, Diana Cano Bordajandi looks at the lasting legacy of the Human Genome Project. Find out more

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