A study by ibs.GRANADA reveals that exposure to metal mixtures could significantly increase the risk of breast cancer

by Instituto de Investigación Biosanitaria - Ibs Granada

The research, led by experts in cancer epidemiology from the Biosanitary Research Institute ibs.GRANADA, analyzed exposure to 16 heavy metals and semimetals in 578 women from four Spanish provinces.

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Researchers at CNIO and IDIBELL shed light on the role in lactation of a protein also crucial in breast cancer

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

The new study, led by Eva González-Suárez, head of the Transformation and Metastase Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), describes the behaviour and interaction of these two ...

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ibs.GRANADA scientists demonstrate the important role of endocrine therapy in the treatment of breast cancer

by Instituto de Investigación Biosanitaria - Ibs Granada

It has been shown that the therapy endocrine, combined with a drug used in breast cancer called Abemaciclib, means a treatment with greater safety and better results perceived by patients in the treat...

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A pre-disease anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory diet may contribute to a better prognosis in breast cancer survivors

by ICO - Institut Català d'Oncologia

A study led by researchers from the Nutrition and Cancer Unit of the Catalan Institute of Oncology and the Biomedical Research Institute of Bellvitge (IDIBELL), published in the scientific journal ...

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Artificial intelligence in breast cancer treatment

by Universitat de Barcelona

The University of Barcelona is leading a European project to clinically validate an Artificial Intelligence solution to predict the specific response of each patient in breast cancer chemotherapy.

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A new treatment is effective for advanced HER2-low breast cancer

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Researchers from the Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS, the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO)-IDIBELL and the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), which forms part of the Vall d’Hebron Campus, par...

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A selection of VHIO research highlights at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2021


Among the many studies that counted on the participation of VHIO researchers and clinical investigators at VHIO as first and/or co-authors were several clinical trials developed by the SOLTI academic ...

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Breast cancer cells create collagen shields to protect themselves from the immune system

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The high number of immune cells within tumors is an indicator of a good prognosis, since they attack the tumor and help destroy it.

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Seeking out predictive biomarkers to FGFR inhibitors in molecularly-selected metastatic breast cancer

by Vall d’Hebron

Recently published in Clinical Cancer Research*, results from patient-derived xenografts (PDXs) and breast cancer patient samples support the prospective validation of this approach in luminal CDK...

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Gene variants associated to breast cancer

by Abyntek

​Breast cancer risk is determined by several factors and our genetic constellation can play a big part on it.

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IRB Barcelona spin-off Inbiomotion’s MAF Test® selects breast cancer patients

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

IRB Barcelona spin-off Inbiomotion’s MAF Test® selects breast cancer patients benefitting from adjuvant clodronate, significantly improving their overall survival

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VHIO ‘on the ground’ at ESMO 2021: reporting advances in breast cancer treatment


During this week’s virtual 2021 Annual Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), 16-21 September, studies (co) led by VHIO investigators revealed significant advances in the trea...

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