grup IJC dr. vives anemia

“Son minoritarias, graves y afectan a los niños, todo un reto para investigar”

• Con motivo del Día Mundial de las Enfermedades Raras (28 de febrero), el Instituto de Investigación contra la Leucemia Josep Carreras presenta una nueva línea de trabajo exclusivamente centrada en las anemias minoritarias.

• El 80% de las anemias minoritarias son diagnosticadas en los primeros años de vida lo que supone que apunten a enfermedades que afectan eminentemente a los niños. Son enfermedades graves y de muy difícil diagnóstico.

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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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World Marrow Donor Day

The third Saturday of each month of September we celebrate 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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