Researcher leading the project: Jacques Grill Centre developing the research: The Institute Gustave Roussy, Paris, France Context    Tumours of the central nervous system are the second most common form of childhood tumour, after acute leukaemia. However, they are still the leading cause of death in childhood cancer on account of their heterogeneity and the difficulty in treating them effectively. 

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

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

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

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   Mixed Lineage Leukaemia (MLL) is a very aggressive form of childhood leukaemia. Although progress has been made in the identification of different types in recent years, and there have been improvements in the choice of treatments, the sad fact