From its foundation in 1909 as a small research department of the Royal Marsden Hospital, the ICR has grown to become one of the world’s foremost independent cancer research organisations.
Is that people may live their lives free from the fear of cancer as a life threatening disease.
Is to relieve human suffering by pursuing excellence in the fight against cancer through:
- Research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis and methods of treatment of cancer
- Education and advanced training of medical and scientific staff
- Treatment and care of the highest quality for cancer patients
- Attraction and development of resources to the optimum effect