Tag: ICR

Biomarker, Innovation

ICR scientists say new blood test can help guide breast cancer treatment

November 2, 2021


A new study by scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has found that a simple blood test is capable of detecting specific genetic mutations in breast tumours and helping to […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Blood test detects breast cancer relapse months before symptoms emerge

August 2, 2019


A new liquid biopsy has been shown to detect the return and spread of breast cancer months before symptoms emerge or hospital scanners can find the disease. The test, developed by researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and […]

Innovation, Research

ICR develops new blood test to detect residual head and neck tumours

September 25, 2017


Researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in the UK have developed a new blood test to detect the presence of any residual tumours after chemotherapy and radiotherapy in locally advanced (non-metastatic) head and neck cancer patients. The HPV16-detect […]