Research is, along with care, education and prevention, one of the major founding missions of the ICM.
Better understanding cancer and innovating can improve prevention, screening, overall care and quality of life for patients.
In line with the Cancer Plan, the ICM is developing patient-centered research, from basic biology to clinical applications.
The research areas are as follows:
Research at the ICM is the subject of numerous regional and national collaborations, in particular with all the Centers for the Fight against Cancer (Unicancer Network), health establishments, universities, private companies and research organizations. like INSERM and CNRS.
The ICM is also developing numerous international collaborations with foreign scientific teams (United States, Canada, England, Australia, Algeria, etc.).
The Montpellier Cancer Research Institute (IRCM)
In barely 20 years, the IRCM has been able to raise its research to the best international level in the field of fundamental and applied oncology, research carried out in close collaboration with the clinical services of the ICM and industrial partners.