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Allogeneic transplantation from a matched registry donor may have better results than that from a less well-matched relative

A study led by the Catalan Institute of Oncology and IDIBELL, published in the scientific journal ‘Transplantation and Cellular Therapy’, concludes that, whenever possible, it is better for the patient to receive a transplant from a highly compatible registry donor than from a haploidentical donor with a family relationship, but less compatible.

The Niemann-Pick Foundation finances a clinical trial of a drug to stop the cognitive deterioration of the disease

Today the Niemann-Pick Spain Foundation came to deliver the check for 71,056.25 euros that will fully finance a pilot study to determine the efficacy and safety of the drug Efavirenz to alleviate the cognitive deterioration of patients with this minority disease of genetic origin and for which there is currently no treatment. The event was …

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A study that identifies for the first time more than 100 new genetic factors linked to colorectal cancer

This is the largest study on the genetics of colorectal cancer risk. The study, carried out by a global consortium, with the participation of IDIBELL and the Catalan Institute of Oncology, opens new strategies for treatment and chemoprevention.

A receptor until now considered a death promoter in tumor cells could induce the growth of lung cancer

A study by IDIBELL and the University of Amsterdam published in the journal Cell Death and Disease shows that TRAIL protein receptors induce the expression of IL-8, a protein that promotes tumor development and angiogenesis in lung tumors.

Does everything cause cancer? Beliefs about cancer among anti-vaxxers and flat earthers: a call to combat misinformation

A team from IDIBELL and the Catalan Institute of Oncology has published the results of a survey that shows that anti-vaccine groups, flat earthers or defenders of the existence of reptilians recognize less the actual cancer causes, and therefore, identify false myths as carcinogens.

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