Hereditary cancer


We are a multidisciplinary research group working on Hereditary Cancer at the Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the Institute for Health Science Research Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP). Our work, whether clinical- or research-oriented, is focused on the improvement of healthcare of patients with a personal or a family history of cancer.
As may be observed in the Research Lines section, the overarching goal of our research activity is to gain insight into the molecular bases of hereditary cancer -with a particular interest in gastrointestinal cancer, Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Rare Tumor predisposing syndromes – in order to personalize risk assessment for patients and relatives, as well as to individualize management regarding follow-up, treatment, and prophylactic and preventive measures. The group participates in international and national initiatives aimed to improve variant classification in hereditary cancer genes, define clinical guidelines for hereditary cancer patients, and implement genomic-based personalized medicine in the National Health System




Capellá Munar, Gabriel


Lazaro Garcia, Conxi


Group leaders
  • Capellá Munar, Gabriel
  • Lázaro  García, Conxi
Principal investigators
Clinical researchers
Postdoctoral researchers
Predoctoral researchers
Scientific support
Administrative support
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