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11/15/2016

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute participates in an important clinical study on multiple myeloma

• Dr. Albert Oriol, a hematologist at the Catalan Institute of Oncology/Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital, and researcher at the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, takes part in an international study to assess a promising combination of drugs in the treatment of multiple myeloma.

• Multiple myeloma is still an incurable disease, but progress made over the last ten years has led to a very considerable improvement in the range of available treatments to combat it. One of these promising drugs is called daratumumab.

• In Spain there are 40 new cases of multiple myelomaper million inhabitants each year. 

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09/15/2016

World Marrow Donor Day

The 17th of September is the World Blood Donor Day Marrow and Umbilical Cord Blood, an initiative of the World Marrow Donors Association (WMDA). Its a day to remind citizens around the world about the importance of donating bone marrow (hematopoietic stem cell or blood stem cells). (Available in Spanish).

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LINFOMA
09/14/2016

15 - WOLRD LYMPHOMA AWARENESS DAY

On September 15th we celebrate the World Lymphoma Awareness Day. Is an important day becauselymphomas are the most common type of blood cancer. It is estimated that in Spain each year about 7,000 new cases are diagnosed. (more info in Spanish)

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