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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years.

Together with its hospital partner The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, it is rated in the top four centres for cancer research and treatment worldwide.

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, discovers more new cancer drugs than any other academic institution globally, and has carried out the science underpinning many other cancer treatments.

Creating cancer treatments | Zone 2: broadening your horizons

As part of this year’s online science festival, researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research will show you how they design and trial new medicines in their 'creating cancer treatments' video.

This video supports the GCSE science curriculum in the areas of ‘how medicines are made’, ‘clinical trials’, ‘cancer’ and ‘chemical analysis’.

A resource pack containing a suite of classroom activities will be launched soon!

Find out more

Check out the ICR's website for more learning resources.

You can explore careers in cancer research in their careers guide, learn to think like a scientist in their enzyme activity, and find out about DNA in cancer and cancer drug discovery with their poster series.

Find out more about The Institute of Cancer Research on their website, or follow them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, or YouTube.