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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

Men over 40 with BRCA2 gene fault ‘should get regular PSA screening’ 05
Nov
2019

Guidelines should change so that all men over the age of 40 with faults in the BRCA2 gene should be offered regular PSA testing to detect early signs of prostate cancer, experts are urging. Find out more

ICR and The Royal Marsden form part of new radiotherapy research network after receiving major new funding 04
Nov
2019

A new radiotherapy network will unite seven centres across the UK to pioneer the use of the latest technologies, creating a global hub for radiotherapy research. Find out more

ICR celebrates major donation from CRIS Cancer Foundation at exclusive supporter event 24
Oct
2019

At our recent Discovery Club event, members thanked CRIS Cancer Foundation for their donation of £1.4 million to support immunotherapy research at the ICR. Find out more

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Features

How ICR researchers are leading the way in breast cancer research 23
Oct
2019

In Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rose Wu looks at some of the recent research breakthroughs by breast cancer researchers at the ICR Find out more

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

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