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Breast magnetic resonance image, or MRI. The bright white dot in the larger images is stage one breast cancer.

New research from the ICR is showing us how additional measurements taken by MRI could speed up the development of new drugs that could make chemotherapies more effective New research from the ICR is showing us how additional measurements taken by MRI could speed up the development of new drugs that could make chemotherapies more effective

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 9 May 2023

9 May 2023

Headshots of Dame Valerie Beral, Anne Szarewski, Nandita deSouza and Yvonne Barr

As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more. As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more.

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 25 January 2023

25 January 2023

An image of a chest x-ray showing some signs of disease

Up to 14% of people with lung cancer in the UK have never smoked. New research funded by us reveals why non-smokers face delays in getting diagnosed with lung cancer Up to 14% of people with lung cancer in the UK have never smoked. New research funded by us reveals why non-smokers face delays in getting diagnosed with lung cancer

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 25 November 2022

25 November 2022

Image of an MRI scanner and a radiographer

New reports highlight the impact of workforce issues on the ongoing patient backlog and patient outcomes across UK nations.   New reports highlight the impact of workforce issues on the ongoing patient backlog and patient outcomes across UK nations.  

by Lilly Matson | News | 9 June 2022

9 June 2022

Photograph of a person having an MRI scan.

New research has found that using an advanced MRI technique may enable doctors to pinpoint potentially aggressive or fast-growing cancers and guide treatment pathways. New research has found that using an advanced MRI technique may enable doctors to pinpoint potentially aggressive or fast-growing cancers and guide treatment pathways.

by Lilly Matson | Analysis | 14 February 2022

14 February 2022

Breast cancer scan

Scientists have tested a new type of scan, which reveals how aggressive a tumour is, for the first time in patients with breast cancer. Scientists have tested a new type of scan, which reveals how aggressive a tumour is, for the first time in patients with breast cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 20 January 2020

20 January 2020

Photo of Neil, who was diagnosed with penile cancer in 2014

Waiting to hear if you have cancer, or if your cancer has come back, can be an extremely stressful time – especially if the results take weeks to come back. Waiting to hear if you have cancer, or if your cancer has come back, can be an extremely stressful time – especially if the results take weeks to come back.

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 13 September 2019

13 September 2019

A specialist prostate MRI scan, called multiparametric MRI

All men with suspected prostate cancer should be offered a specialist MRI scan, before a biopsy. That's the new recommendation, but is the NHS ready? All men with suspected prostate cancer should be offered a specialist MRI scan, before a biopsy. That's the new recommendation, but is the NHS ready?

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 9 May 2019

9 May 2019