Ask a doctor

The 'Ask a doctor' section is for patients and their families and is only for guidance and advice on medical issues concerning leukaemia and other malignant blood diseases

1. Las CONSULTAS AL DOCTOR de la Fundación no constituyen una segunda opinión médica simplemente orientamos y aconsejamos a los pacientes y familiares.

2. La Fundación no ofrece AYUDAS ECONÓMICAS para costear tratamientos individuales ni tiene acceso a productos farmacéuticos.

Before using it, please read the answers to the frequently asked questions you will find on this page:

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How can I get a second medical opinion?


Is financial assistance available?


Can I have a medical consultation at the Josep Carreras Foundation?


Can the Foundation monitor my medical case?

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Can I take part in a clinical trial?


What diet should I follow during treatment?


How can I obtain the drugs?

Which centres are the best ones for treating the disease?

What is chemotherapy?

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What are the side effects of chemotherapy and how can they be alleviated?

What is a bone marrow transplant?


Could there be complications during or after the bone marrow transplant?


Does a specific donor exist for every patient?


What are CAR T-cell therapies? Who can access them?

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Secure area You are in a secure area. All the information you provide on this page is protected.

The personal data provided during the consultation will not be incorporated into an automated Josep Carreras International Foundation file.

The information provided during the consultation will remain accessible to the Foundation only for the time necessary to provide a reply and will, at all times, be treated with maximum confidentiality.

These consultations are answered by qualified medical staff. Nevertheless, the replies given are merely for information and do not constitute medical advice or diagnosis of any kind. The Foundation and the medical staff providing responses are excluded from any responsibility with respect to the use that the receiver may make of them.

* In accordance with Law 34/2002, on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (LSSICE) the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Foundation declares that our organisation's medical consultation service is under the responsibility of Dr. Enric Carreras Pons, Collegiate No. 9438, Barcelona, Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, specialist in internal medicine, specialist in hematology and hemotherapy, and Medical Director of the Bone Marrow Donor Registry (REDMO).

Webpage updated 12/01/2023 13:27:05