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SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Passeig Sant Joan de Déu, 2, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat

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Alicia Castañeda Heredia

Paediatric oncologist

Expert in

Extracranial solid tumours

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English, Spanish, French, German and Catalan

I am currently working on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with extracranial solid tumors, mainly neuroblastoma and sarcomas. I have a special interest in adolescent patients and young adults, as well as the development of new drugs.


  • Senior Associate Resident in the Unit for the Development of New Drugs and Early Clinical Trials. Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, 2017 - 2018.
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Oncology, SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital, 2013 - 2017.
  • Rotation in the Haematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Department, Hospital Universitario Niño Jesús, Madrid, 2012.
  • Resident Physician in Paediatrics and Specific Areas, Hospital Universitario Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, Tenerife, 2010 - 2013.

Scientific activity

  • Full member of the Sociedad Española de Hematología y Oncología (Spanish Society of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology), since 2017.
  • Member of the Sociedad Española de Pediatría (Spanish Society of Paediatrics), since 2011.

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Our hospital is dedicated to comprehensive care for women, children and adolescents.