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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 many different social media channels, or visit our press release archive to view a list of our press releases. 

News

Study suggests new approach to assess patients’ cancer genetics 24
May
2017

Scientists have used mathematics to predict how many biopsy samples need to be taken from a patient to give an accurate picture of the genetic make-up of their cancer. Find out more

‘Free-breathing’ MRI scan is accurate enough for clinical trials 19
May
2017

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that can measure tumours in the body could be an easy and reliable way to assess lung cancer’s response to treatment, a new study shows. Find out more

Potent targeted cancer drug shows promise in first patient trials 17
May
2017

An experimental cancer drug which targets cancer cells’ DNA repair could be an effective treatment for a range of cancers, the first clinical trial in patients has shown. Find out more

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Features

How our 26 dedicated London Marathon 2017 runners are set to raise over £90,000 for cancer research 25
Apr
2017

With donations to our dedicated #teamICR London Marathon runners set to top £90,000, Laura Mulkerne looks back on a day of gruelling effort, raucous support and hard-won medals. Find out more

Find out why our supporter Jennifer is running the London Marathon for #teamICR 06
Apr
2017

It’s nearly that time of year again, when runners from all over the world lace up their trainers and tackle one of the most famous marathons there is: the Virgin Money London Marathon. But why do our supporters do it? Heather Lacey caught up with one of our supporters, Jennifer Herbert, to find out why she decided to support our vital work by running 26.2 gruelling miles. Find out more

Five stunning scientific images of our cancer research 01
Mar
2017

Researchers at the ICR were challenged to capture in a single image their ground-breaking work making the discoveries that defeat cancer. Find out more

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