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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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Cancer researchers, family and friends gather to celebrate award of Queen’s Regius Professorship to Professor Johann de Bono 20
Sep
2018

Colleagues from across cancer research, family and friends came together to celebrate and mark the achievements of the ICR's Professor Johann de Bono, as he delivered a celebratory lecture to mark his appointment as the ICR's first Regius Professor of Cancer Research. Find out more

High levels of fertility-related hormone linked to increased breast cancer risk, new study finds 17
Sep
2018

Having high levels of anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) – a hormone that indicates the size of a woman’s ovarian reserve – before the menopause is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, research suggests. Find out more

Scientists dig up cancer’s secrets buried in ‘gene deserts’ 17
Sep
2018

Scientists have found a way to uncover the secrets behind the development of cancer hidden away amongst vast ‘gene deserts’ in our DNA. Find out more

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Features

Six steps forward we've made in ovarian cancer treatment 20
Mar
2018

Over the last few decades, our research into ovarian cancer has led to discoveries that greatly impact on its treatment. Today, this research is giving women with ovarian cancer a better quality of life and more time with their loved ones. Here are six of our discoveries. Find out more

Winners of the ICR's Science Photography and Imaging Competition 2017 announced 16
Mar
2018

The annual competition, open to all researchers at the ICR and The Royal Marsden, aims to showcase the beauty often found in scientific and medical images and how they can be used to tell a story. Find out more

New, simple blood tests for prostate cancer 14
Dec
2017

Conor McKeever introduces an exciting new technology, developed by researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research. Find out more

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