CRIS Adult Projects

Adult cancer
Study of the Immune System during infection with Coronavirus in immunocompromised and cancer patients

Study of the Immune System during infection with Coronavirus in immunocompromised and cancer patients

Principal Investigators: Dr. Silvia Sánchez Ramón, from the Immunology Service, with the collaboration of Dr. Alberto Ocaña and Dr. Pedro Pérez Segura from the Medical Oncology Service and CRIS UNIT for New Experimental Therapies Centres: Hospital Clínico San Carlos. Current situation   SARS-Cov-2, the coronavirus that has led to the COVID19 epidemic, has marked a turning

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COVID19-H12O, sequencing the SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus genome in infected blood cancer patients

COVID19-H12O, sequencing the SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus genome in infected blood cancer patients

Principal Investigators: Dr. Joaquín Martínez from the CRIS Unit for Haematological Tumours. Centre: Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid Current situation   Since the year 2013, the CRIS Cancer Foundation has been supporting the CRIS Unit for Haematological Tumours (HUNET-CRIS) at the Hospital 12 de October. The Unit is currently carrying out 130 clinical trials and has so far

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COVID19 project – HOSPITAL LA PAZ. Cell therapy with memory T cells in patients with severe COVID19

COVID19 project – HOSPITAL LA PAZ. Cell therapy with memory T cells in patients with severe COVID19

Principal Investigators: Dr. Antonio Pérez from the CRIS Unit for Advanced Therapies. Centres: Hospital de La Paz, Madrid.   Current situation   In 2018, the CRIS Cancer Foundation funded the construction of the CRIS Unit on the 8th floor of the Maternity Wing at the Hospital Universitario de la Paz. Coordinated by Antonio Pérez Martinez, this

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Cancer Immunotherapy

Cancer Immunotherapy

  Activating a person’s immune response against cancer is one of the most exciting advances in cancer therapy   Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that helps your immune system fight cancer. Normally our immune system fails to recognise cancer cells, as they can look like normal cells in our body and are

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Immuno-Oncology Unit at H12O

Immuno-Oncology Unit at H12O

Lead Investigators: Dr. Luis Paz-Ares, Dr. Luis Álvarez-Vallina.   Centre: 12th October University Hospital, Madrid, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO). What is this project about?   The concept of how cancer develops has changed radically over recent years. Tumours have ceased to be regarded as isolated bodies growing disconnected from their environment, and tumour cells

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Multiple Myeloma Project (ICR)

Multiple Myeloma Project (ICR)

  Project: Resistance to treatments for Multiple Myeloma  Institution: Institute of Cancer Research, London (UK)  Researcher: Dr. Charlotte Pawlyn  What is this project about?   This research project aims to define a profile of multiple myeloma patients likely to develop resistance to myeloma treatments, study reasons why such resistance occurs and develop useful therapeutic strategies to overcome this.    What is multiple myeloma?    Multiple myeloma is a cancer that begins in

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Breast Cancer Project

Breast Cancer Project

Principal Investigators: Dr Alberto Ocaña, Dr Atanasio Pandiella Centres:  CHUA (University Hospital Complex of Albacete) – Albacete and CIC (Cancer Research Centre) – Salamanca Current situation   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

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

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.

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Prostate Cancer Project

Prostate Cancer Project

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

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CRIS Unit for Translational Research and Clinical Trials in Haematology

CRIS Unit for Translational Research and Clinical Trials in Haematology

Researcher leading the project: Dr. Joaquín Martínez Centres developing the research: 12 de Octubre University Hospital, Madrid, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO). Context Haematological or blood cancer is a type of cancer that affects your blood cells. Over 40,000 people are diagnosed with a blood cancer each year in the UK, and over 250,000 people are currently

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