Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute

Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute is an International Research Institute whose mission is to investigate fundamental, epidemiological, preventive, clinical and translational aspects of leukemia, lymphoma, and other hematologic malignancies.

Ctra de Can Ruti, Camí de les Escoles s/n. 08916 Badalona, Barcelona Spain

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Oncology & Cancer

Impact of epigenetics on the clinical management of cancer patients

In the early 1980s, the first changes in DNA related to a chemical modification called methylation were discovered, followed by the discovery in the mid-1990s of the first tumor suppressor genes inactivated by these modifications ...

Oncology & Cancer

Leukemia vulnerability discovered causing drug sensitivity

All human tumors originating from various tissues share a series of properties that define them, including the ability to prevent cell death. Instead, healthy organs induce programmed cell death or apoptosis to balance their ...

Oncology & Cancer

New method predicts childhood hyperdiploid B-ALL relapse risk

An international research team coordinated by Dr. Oscar Molina and Dr. Pablo Menéndez, from the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, identifies chromosomal abnormalities associated with relapse in a frequent subset ...

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