Participating Centres

Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO)

Catalan Institute of Oncology

The Catalan Institute of Oncology is a specialised cancer institution created in 1995 by the Catalan Government’s Ministry of Health. It started its activity at the Duran i Reynals Hospital in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. In 2002, it inaugurated its branch in Girona, in 2004 in Badalona, and in 2014 in Tarragona. Currently, the ICO constitutes of four centres which work together with four university hospitals: Bellvitge Hospital, Dr. Josep Trueta Hospital, Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital and Joan XXIII Hospital. The ICO has its own territorial model and works in a coordinated way with 18 local hospitals across the region. Our mission: working to reduce the impact of cancer in Catalonia. Vision: being an internationally recognised comprehensive cancer centre. Values: quality and warmth, decisions based on knowledge, being  there for our patients, innovation for a better future. Objectives: well-defined patient care, scientific evidence-based clinical practice and a system of continuous assessment.

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