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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

Cancer-killing virus boosts immunotherapy in hard-to-treat cancer 15
Jun
2019

Combining a cancer-killing virus with immunotherapy could effectively treat advanced cancers that affect the limbs, a new study reveals. Find out more

ICR in top five in the world for academic influence and commercial impact 13
Jun
2019

The ICR has ranked among the top higher education institutions in the world for the impact of its research academically and commercially. Find out more

ICR appoints Dr Adrian Cottrell, GSK Vice President, as Chief Information Officer 13
Jun
2019

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, today announces the appointment of a leading international expert in research and development IT at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), to lead its information and communication technologies. 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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