The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR)

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations. Its mission is to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

A college of the University of London, the ICR is the UK’s top-ranked academic institution for research quality, and provides postgraduate higher education of international distinction.

The ICR has an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. It is a world leader at identifying cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment. Through its unique partnership with The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and ‘bench-to-bedside’ approach, it is rated in the top four centres for cancer research and treatment globally.