11 Apr: Dr. José Baselga wins the "Physician of the Year” award from ABC Salud

The prize-giving ceremony was held on Thursday 7 April at the head office of the ABC newspaper in Madrid.

Dr. José Baselga, one of Spain’s most prestigious international oncologists and a key figure in the research and treatment of breast cancer, has been distinguished as “Physician of the Year”. This first edition of the ABC Health Awards recognises the outstanding work of medical professionals and institutions in the public and private health sectors. 

03 Mar: A new treatment improves the survival rates of patients with metastatic breast cancer

• The findings of the study, headed by the Breast Cancer Group at the VALL D’HEBRON ONCOLOGY INSTITUTE (VHIO) in Barcelona, present a new treatment option for patients with metastatic breast cancer.

• Eribulin is the first drug in the last 10 years to have an impact on metastatic breast cancer survival rates without having to be combined.

• The drug improves survival rates by 20% and has a very good toxicity profile compared to other chemotherapy drugs.

• The objective of the Phase III clinical trial was to identify the efficacy of a new treatment strategy for metastatic breast cancer.

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