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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

Immunotherapy kinder than chemotherapy for patients with head and neck cancer 23
Jun
2017

The immunotherapy nivolumab is kinder than chemotherapy for people with advanced head and neck cancer – easing many of the negative effects of the disease on patients’ quality of life. Find out more

ICR scientist Dr Sebastian Guettler awarded prestigious Lister Prize 22
Jun
2017

Dr Sebastian Guettler, a Team Leader at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has been recognised as one of the most promising young biomedical researchers in the UK and awarded a Lister Institute Research Prize Fellowship. Find out more

Seven new DNA regions linked to kidney cancer risk 20
Jun
2017

Researchers have found seven new single-letter changes to DNA that are linked to an increased chance of developing renal cell carcinoma. Find out more

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Features

Pioneering genetic research into myeloma is spearheading our search for new treatments 30
May
2017

Our researchers are pioneering a new understanding of the genetic complexities of myeloma and the innovative use of existing drugs as treatments, as Conor McKeever finds out. Find out more

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

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