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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. 

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News

Key signalling protein linked to aggressive cancers 23
Jan
2019

Scientists have identified a protein which is associated with more aggressive breast, colorectal and ovarian cancers, which could be used to assist the diagnosis and development treatments for these cancers. Find out more

Partnering to Defeat Cancer: Babraham Research Campus hosts ICR networking event for our scientists and potential new commercial partners 21
Jan
2019

The Institute of Cancer Research, London’s Enterprise Unit played host to scientists and possible future partners from the commercial sector to discuss opportunities to work together to defeat cancer. Find out more

High-precision radiotherapy can safely treat prostate cancer spread 15
Jan
2019

Men with ‘high risk’ prostate cancer can safely receive high-dose radiotherapy to kill cancer cells that have spread into neighbouring lymph nodes, a new study reports. Find out more

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Features

Revolutionising the way we view childhood leukaemia 02
Jan
2019

For decades, research at the ICR has transformed our understanding of childhood leukaemia and how it is treated. Now, research from Professor Sir Mel Greaves, Director of our Centre for Evolution and Cancer, could once more revolutionise the way we view the disease. Find out more

HIFU: using ultrasound to heat and destroy tumours 17
Dec
2018

Ultrasound has been used to detect cancer inside the body for over 70 years. But what if it could be used to treat cancer too? Conor McKeever, our Science Communications Officer, introduces an exciting technology developed by ICR scientists that does just that. Find out more

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

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