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Dr. Marco Ruiz is a Medical Oncologist in Hematologic Cancers specializing in leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome, myelofibrosis, HIV related malignancies, stem cell transplants, geriatric oncology, and palliative medicine at the Miami Cancer Institute in Miami, Florida.  He is also an experienced bone marrow transplant specialist and is active in cancer research. Growing up the son of a nurse, Dr. Ruiz knew at a young age that he wanted to pursue a career in medicine. But it was his father’s battle with cancer that sparked a passion for helping patients with the disease.

Spanish Blood Cancer Library - Are inhibitory molecules like the programmed cell death protein 1 (PD1) and its ligand (PDL1) active in lymphoma and in chronic lymphocytic leukemia?
¿Están activos moléculas inhibitorias como el de la muerte programada 1 (PD1) y el ligando de muerte programada 1 (PDL1) en el linfoma y en la leucemia linfocítica crónica (LLC)?
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Marco A. Ruiz, MD, GRACE Faculty

GRACE sat down with Dr. Marco Ruiz to discuss information regarding inhibitory molecules like the programmed cell death protein 1 (PD1) and its ligand (PDL1), and if they are active in lymphoma and in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (¿Están activos moléculas inhibitorias como el de la muerte programada 1 (PD1) y el ligando de muerte programada 1 (PDL1) en el linfoma y en la leucemia linfocítica crónica (LLC)?).  Stay tuned for more on our continuing video series with our Spanish speaking faculty on updates in blood cancer treatments, and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, (Leucemia crónica linfocítica y linfoma no Hodgkin).


 

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