“I’m lucky to have been given a second chance” – Michael’s story
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5d ago
Michael Parry was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the age of 59. Fortunately, his disease was detected early – and after surgery and chemotherapy, he is now planning for the years ahead with his family. Here he tells his story and explains why more research into hard-to-treat cancers is so vital ..read more
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Chemotherapy regimen shows promise against testicular cancer
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5d ago
A combination of chemotherapy drugs has shown promise in a group of patients with testicular cancer and other germ cell tumours who currently have a poor prognosis ..read more
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Seed financing announcement for new ICR and Oxford spinout company Kodiform Therapeutics
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1w ago
Kodiform Therapeutics, a new joint spin-out company from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and the University of Oxford, has received a major seed funding investment from venture creation firm Oxford Science Enterprises ..read more
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Thousands take part in Dave Day tribute to Hairy Biker Dave Myers in support of The Institute of Cancer Research
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1w ago
Hundreds of thousands of people from across the country came together on Saturday to celebrate the life of the late Hairy Bakers TV star Dave Myers and raise thousands for our vital research ..read more
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An update on Movember’s London Centre of Excellence for Prostate Cancer
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1w ago
Our researchers spoke at the launch of Movember's London Centre of Excellence for Prostate Cancer. We talk about how the new centre is helping to drive new treatments for prostate cancer ..read more
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ASCO 2024: New ultra-sensitive blood test predicts recurrence of breast cancer, months or even years before relapse
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2w ago
A new type of liquid biopsy test can predict the recurrence of breast cancer in high-risk patients, months or even years before they relapse, research by a team from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has shown ..read more
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ASCO 2024: Prostate cancer spit test better for men with high genetic risk than standard blood test
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2w ago
A spit test, where a sample can be collected at home, is more accurate at identifying future risk of prostate cancer for one group of men than the current standard blood test, a new study reports ..read more
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DNA in ‘gene deserts’ linked with breast cancer
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2w ago
Long stretches of DNA that contain no genes at all can affect the risk of breast cancer, by physically interacting with genes elsewhere, a new study reports ..read more
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Scientists uncover new treatment pathway for rare ‘spider web’ childhood brain tumours
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3w ago
ICR researchers have identified the unique features of an exceptionally rare set of childhood brain tumours – a discovery that could pave the way for more effective treatments ..read more
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Professor Axel Behrens elected as Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
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1M ago
Professor Axel Behrens, Scientific Director of the Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre and leader of the Cancer Stem Cell Group at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has been awarded a prestigious Fellowship by the Academy of Medical Sciences ..read more
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