Principal Investigators: Dr Alberto Ocaña, Dr Atanasio Pandiella Centres:  CHUA (University Hospital Complex of Albacete) – Albacete and CIC (Cancer Research Centre) – Salamanca Background Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. It is estimated that one in ten women may suffer from it at some point in their lives. Although the great

CRIS is strongly committed to training medical and research personnel, with the goal of positioning itself as the global vanguard in cancer research and treatment.   In 2017, the CRIS Foundation financed 10 research fellowships, lasting between six months and one year, to allow Spanish researchers travel to centres of reference abroad and acquire expertise

El cáncer de ovario representa el sexto tumor más frecuente dentro de la población femenina en España. Tiene una mortalidad elevada, ya que no hay métodos de detección precoz y se suele diagnosticar cuando ya se encuentra diseminado.

Principal Researcher: Dr David Olmos and Dr Elena Castro. Centres: Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), IBIMA (Biomedical Research Institute of Malaga). Background: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the western world and its incidence increases year on year. It already ranks third as a cause of male cancer death, after

Principal Investigator: Dr. Joaquín Martínez Centres: 12 de Octubre University Hospital, Madrid, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO). Background: Haematological tumours, or blood cell tumours, are cancers that are currently largely incurable. They are the 4th most common group of tumours in Spain, with almost 30,000 new cases per year, of which only 50% are

Investigador Principal: Dr. Enrique de Álava Casado. Centres: Virgen del Rocío Hospital, Seville and University of Valencia, Valencia. Background: Enrique de Álava’s laboratory is working on the molecular diagnosis of Ewing Sarcoma, a very aggressive type of bone tumour that mainly affects children and adolescents, especially during puberty. It has a high ability to spread rapidly and

Name of the Project: Research Project for MLL Leukaemia Principal Investigator: Dr Mireia Camós Centres: Sant Joan de Déu Hospital in Barcelona. Background: MLL (Mixed Lineage Leukaemia) is a very aggressive type of leukaemia in children. While improvements have been made in recent years in identifying its different types and progress has been made in