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This year ONCOCHECK is participating in MedLab Europe 2018 Congress, part of the world’s largest attended series of medical laboratory exhibitions and conferences. This ev...Continue Reading
It is well established among the scientific community that short telomere, specifically the critically short ones, is the variable which determines the onset of senescence and therefore is directly linked to age-related diseases. The pending questio...Continue Reading
Cancer remains the leading cause of death from disease among children. According to the World Health Organization´ statistics, 160,000 children are diagnosed of cancer and 90,000 will die every year worldwi...Continue Reading
It is widely known in the scientific community that critically short telomeres are often involved in age related diseases. In particular, growing evidence demonstrates that there is a type of disorders directly related to telomeres with important implications for both doctors a...Continue Reading
In 1971, Richard Nixon declared a “war on cancer” in approving the National Cancer Act and despite the many billions that have been invested since that time; cancer incidence has continued to steadily increase. As we look forward nearly 50 years later, and with an increasin...Continue Reading
April 4th, 5th and 6th, 2018
ONCOCHECK includes six clinical trials involving children and adults suffering from solid or hematological tumors. Biological samples from over 5,000 participatin...Continue Reading
The immune system is a host defense system that protects against illness and infections. Cancer cells thrive because they are able to hide from the immune system.
Immunotherapy is a treatment that helps the immune system or uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight dis...Continue Reading
El Grupo Alter, líder en Salud Humana con marcas de referencia como Nutribén, Couldina y Germinal, entra a formar parte del accionariado de Life Length SL tras una ampliación de capital por valor de 1 millón de euros. Esta aportación llega en un ...Continue Reading
Arab Health (Jan 29th - Feb 1st) is the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region. This year it will, once more, foster healthcare professionals to do business and collaborate in a...Continue Reading
There is mounting evidence of a causal role for telomere dysfunction in a number of degenerative disorders: due to the mech...Continue Reading
Association between TL in peripheral blood and cancer risk: the need for analytically validated biomarkers
The association of telomere length (TL) and cancer risk is still under debate and a clear relationship remains inconclusive.
First, let´s introduce what a telomere is and its importance for cell´s homeostasis.
Due to the growing weight of the molecular biology concerning the evolution of cancer, it is essential an idea-sharing event between researchers and clinicians.
The ESMO 2017 Congress, in association with the European Association for Cancer Res...Continue Reading
Leukocyte telomere length (LTL) is one of the main variables being measured in the ONCOCHECK project from blood samples of every subject participating in one of the six clinical studies that Life Length is carrying out including prostate cancer. This study will involve 1,200 me...Continue Reading
Following the agreement signed between the Madrid Association of Hematology and Hemotherapy (AMHH, according to its Spanish acronym) and Life Length, the trial of clinical validation of the telomeric measurement associated with this disease ha... Continue Reading
The American Association of Cancer Research had its annual meeting early last month. There were several, very interesting a...Continue Reading