Clínic and IDIBAPS participate in a record Marató

La Marató of TV3 (Catalan Telethon), this year dedicated to cancer, got on December 16 a new record of participation and collection. The 2,000 popular activities and the 10,113,152 euros collected, accounts the best results achieved since the first edition in 1992. The Hospital Clínic and the IDIBAPS, supported the initiative by the organization of various disclosures and some collecting donations. In addition to this, professionals from Clínic and from IDIBAPS like: Dr. Laura Vidal, gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Salvadora Delgado, surgeon, or Dr. Crisitina Nadal, oncologist too, participated in the TV3 program, appearing at different moments to disclose about cancer.

This year has been the twenty-first edition of La Marató, the fourth one dedicated to cancer after this disease was also addressed in 1992, in 1994 and in 2004. The goal of this edition has been raising funds to finance the study of personalized cancer medicine through research projects.

Donations may be made until the March 31. After the deadline, and when the money raised will be known, La Fundació La Marato de TV3 will open the call for aid to cancer research. That will be in February next year and thereafter expert researchers may submit their work to be eligible for grants.

The Hospital Clínic organization congratulates La Marató of TV3 because of its successful initiative in which we're working so close year after year. The effort of the community is a major boost for research, especially in an adverse moment to obtain economic resources.

More information: La Marató de TV3

Dra. Cristina Nadal