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SJD Barcelona Children´s Hospital

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

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Ofelia Cruz Martínez

Paediatric oncologist
Head of Teaching of the Oncology and Hematology Service

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Paediatric Oncology and Neuro-Oncology

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I am a specialist in Pediatrics and childhood cancer, with special dedication to Pediatric Neuro-Oncology. I'm an associate professor at the University of Barcelona. I have written more than 50 reviewed scientific articles about my specialty and various book chapters. I also review scientific articles from the Clinical Translational Oncology journal, among others. I am a member of the group of brain tumors of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), to which I belong since 2000. In addition, I am a member of the Spanish and European societies of Oncology and Neuro-Oncology.


  • PhD in Medicine. University of Barcelona, 1992. 
  • Paediatric specialist through Resident Medical Internship Training (Hospital Clínic, Barcelona), 1988.
  • Degree in Medicine. University of Barcelona, 1984.

Scientific activity

  • Researcher in the area of cancer at the Sant Joan de Déu Paediatric Research Institute.


  • Director of the Paediatric Oncology Master’s Programme of the University of Barcelona since 2005. 
  • Associate professor at the University of Barcelona (UB) since 1994.

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