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.