Tuesday 11 November, 19:00

Towards a new understandinf of cancer and its treatment

Lecture by Joan Seoane

 Many similarities have been found between the processes of cellular regeneration and cancer because, in the latter case, regulation of cellular growth breaks down. To what extent are stem cells involved in the production of cancer? In what ways might it be possible to intervene?

Joan Seoane, ICREA research professor at the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology

Presented by: Ana Macpherson, scientific journalist at La Vanguardia

«Stem Cells: A Future without Diseases?» is the fourth ICREA-CCCB Debate, a regularly occurring joint endeavour which aims to inform the general public of the advances being made and challenges facing top-ranking scientists currently working in Catalonia.