JOAN CARLES


Llocs de treball actuals

  • Cap del Programa de tumors genitourinaris, del SNC i sarcomes.
  • Professor adjunt de medicina de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona i coordinador de l’assignatura optativa Oncologia mèdica (UDIMAS) des de 1995 fins a 2008.
  • Professor associat d’oncologia a la Universitat Internacional de Catalunya ( UIC ) des de 2011.
  • Membre actiu de la Societat Europea d’Oncologia Mèdica, la Societat Americana d’Oncologia Clínica i el Grup Espanyol de Recerca en Sarcomes (GEIS).
  • Vicepresident del Grup Espanyol de Tumors Genitourinaris des de novembre de 2009 a novembre de 2012.

Titulacions acadèmiques

  • Llicenciatura en medicina i cirurgia per la Universitat de Barcelona, 1986
  • Especialista en oncologia mèdica de l’Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, 1990.
  • Doctor en medicina per la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 1992

Àrees de recerca

  • Recerca en oncologia clínica genitourinària, sarcoma i fases clíniques primerenques i translacionales.

Premis i beques

  • Qualificació europea en Oncologia Mèdica de la Societat Europea d’Oncologia Mèdica, 1996

Publicacions científiques més rellevants

  • Saad F, Carles J, Gillessen S, Heidenreich A, Heinrich D, Gratt J, Lévy J, Miller K, Nilsson S, Petrenciuc O, Tucci M, Wirth M, Federhofer J, O’Sullivan JM; Radium-223 International Early Access Program Investigators. Radium-223 and concomitant therapies in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: an international, early access, open-label, single-arm phase 3b trial. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Sep;17(9):1306-16.
  • Moran S, Martínez-Cardús A, Sayols S, Musulén E, Balañá C, Estival-Gonzalez A, Moutinho C, Heyn H, Diaz-Lagares A, de Moura MC, Stella GM, Comoglio PM, Ruiz-Miró M, Matias-Guiu X, Pazo-Cid R, Antón A, Lopez-Lopez R, Soler G, Longo F, Guerra I, Fernandez S, Assenov Y, Plass C, Morales R, Carles J, Bowtell D, Mileshkin L, Sia D, Tothill R, Tabernero J, Llovet JM, Esteller M. Epigenetic profiling to classify cancer of unknown primary: a multicentre, retrospective analysis. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Oct;17(10):1386-1395.
  • Jiménez-Valerio G, Martínez-Lozano M, Bassani N, Vidal A, Ochoa-de-Olza M, Suárez C, García-Del-Muro X, Carles J, Viñals F, Graupera M, Indraccolo S, Casanovas O. Resistance to Antiangiogenic Therapies by Metabolic Symbiosis in Renal Cell Carcinoma PDX Models and Patients. Cell Rep. 2016 May 10;15(6):1134-43.
  • Morales-Barrera R, Suárez C, de Castro AM, Racca F, Valverde C, Maldonado X, Bastaros JM, Morote J, Carles J. Targeting fibroblast growth factor receptors and immune checkpoint inhibitors for the treatment of advanced bladder cancer: New direction and New Hope. Cancer Treat Rev. 2016 Nov; 50: 208-216.
  • Salah S, Lee JL, Rozzi A, Kitamura H, Matsumoto K, Srinivas S, Morales-Barrera R, Carles J, Al-Wardat R, Al-Rabi K, Maakoseh M.  Second-Line Chemotherapy for Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma: Importance of Lymph Node-Only Metastasis as a Prognostic Factor and Construction of a Prognostic Model. Clin Genitourin Cancer 2016 Jun; 14(3): 255-60
  • Serrano C, Romagosa C, Hernandez-Losa J, Simonetti S, Valverde C, Moliné T, Somoza R, Pérez M, Vélez R, Verges R, Domínguez R, Carles J, Ramón y Cajal S.  RAS/MAPK pathway hyperactivation determines poor prognosis in undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcomas. Cancer 2016 Jan; 122(1): 99-107
  • Ryan CJ, Smith MR, Fizazi K, Saad F, Mulders PF, Sternberg CN, Miller K, Logothetis CJ, Shore ND, Small EJ, Carles J, Flaig TW, Taplin ME, Higano CS, de Souza P, de Bono JS, Griffin TW, De Porre P, Yu MK, Park YC, Li J, Kheoh T, Naini V, Molina A, Rathkopf DE.  Abiraterone acetate plus prednisone versus placebo plus prednisone in chemotherapy-naive men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (COU-AA-302): final overall survival analysis of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 study. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Feb; 16(2): 152-60
  • De Mattos-Arruda L, Mayor R, Ng CK, Weigelt B, Martínez-Ricarte F, Torrejón D, Oliveira M, Arias A, Raventós C, Tang J, Guerini-Rocco E, Martínez-Sáez E, Lois S, Marín O, de la Cruz X, Piscuoglio S, Towers R, Vivancos A, Peg V, Ramón y Cajal S, Carles J, Rodón J, González-Cao M, Tabernero J, Felip E, Sahuquillo J, Berger MF, Cortes J, Reis-Filho JS, Seoane J.  Cerebrospinal fluid-derived circulating tumour DNA better represents the genomic alterations of brain tumours than plasma. Nat Commun 2015; 6: 8839
  • Smith MR, Rathkopf DE, Mulders PF, Carles J, Van Poppel H, Li J, Kheoh T, Griffin TW, Molina A, Ryan CJ.  Efficacy and Safety of Abiraterone Acetate in Elderly (75 Years or Older) Chemotherapy Naïve Patients with Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer. J. Urol. 2015 Nov; 194(5): 1277-84
  • Suárez C, Morales-Barrera R, Ramos V, Nuñez I, Valverde C, Planas J, Morote J, Maldonado X, Carles J.  Role of immunotherapy in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). BJU Int. 2014 Mar; 113(3): 367-75
  • Morales-Barrera R, Suárez C, Valverde C, Nuñez I, Maldonado X, Morote J, Carles J.  Do patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma benefit from docetaxel as second-line chemotherapy? Clin Transl Oncol 2014 Jan; 16(1): 102-6
  • Simonetti S, Serrano C, Hernandez-Losa J, Bagué S, Orellana R, Valverde C, Lleonart ME, Aizpurua M, Carles J, Ramón y Cajal S, Romagosa C.  Schwannomas, benign tumors with a senescent phenotype.Histol. Histopathol. 2014 Jun; 29(6): 721-30
  • Prior C, Pérez-Gracia JL, García-Donas J, Rodriguez-Antona C, Guruceaga E, Esteban E, Suárez C, Castellano D, del Alba AG, Lozano MD, Carles J, Climent MA, Arranz JA, Gallardo E, Puente J, Bellmunt J, Gurpide A, Lopez-Picazo JM, Hernandez AG, Mellado B, Martínez E, Moreno F, Font A, Calvo A.  Identification of tissue microRNAs predictive of sunitinib activity in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. PLoS ONE 2014; 9(1): e86263

Totes les publicacions

  • Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with soft tissue sarcoma by the Spanish group for research in sarcomas (GEIS). Garcia del Muro X, de Alava E, Artigas V, Bague S, Braña A, Cubedo R, Cruz J, Mulet-Margalef N, Narvaez JA, Martinez Tirado O, Valverde C, Verges R, Viñals J, Martin-Broto J; Spanish Group for Research on Sarcoma.  Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2016 Jan;77(1):133-46.
  • RAS/MAPK pathway hyperactivation determines poor prognosis in undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcomas. Serrano C, Romagosa C, Hernández-Losa J, Simonetti S, Valverde C, Moliné T, Somoza R, Pérez M, Vélez R, Vergés R, Domínguez R, Carles J, Ramón Y Cajal S. Cancer. 2016 Jan 1;122(1):99-107.
  • A Phase 2 Open Label, Single-Arm Trial to Evaluate the Combination of Cetuximab Plus Taxotere, Cisplatin, and 5-Flurouracil as an Induction Regimen in Patients With Unresectable Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck. Mesía R, Vázquez S, Grau JJ, García-Sáenz JA, Lozano A, García C, Carles J, Irigoyen A, Mañós M, García-Paredes B, del Barco E, Taberna M, Escobar Y, Cruz JJ; Spanish Head and Neck Cancer Cooperative Group (TTCC).  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Feb 1;94(2):289-96.
  • Impact on clinical practice of the implementation of guidelines for the toxicity management of targeted therapies in kidney cancer. The protect-2 study. Lainez N, García-Donas J, Esteban E, Puente J, Sáez MI, Gallardo E, Pinto-Marín Á, Vázquez-Estévez S, León L, García-Carbonero I, Suárez-Rodríguez C, Molins C, Climent-Duran MA, Lázaro-Quintela M, González Del Alba A, Méndez-Vidal MJ, Chirivella I, Afonso FJ, López-Brea M, Sala-González N, Domenech M, Basterretxea L, Santander-Lobera C, Gil-Arnáiz I, Fernández O, Caballero-Díaz C, Mellado B, Marrupe D, García-Sánchez J, Sánchez-Escribano R, Fernández Parra E, Villa Guzmán JC, Martínez-Ortega E, Belén González M, Morán M, Suarez-Paniagua B, Lecumberri MJ, Castellano D.  BMC Cancer. 2016 Feb 22;16:135.
  • Expert Recommendations for First-Line Management of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma in Special Subpopulations. Puente J, García Del Muro X, Pinto Á, Láinez N, Esteban E, Arranz JÁ, Gallardo E, Méndez MJ, Maroto P, Grande E, Suárez C.  Target Oncol. 2016 Apr;11(2):129-4.
  • Validation of the International Metastatic Renal-Cell Carcinoma Database Consortium (IMDC) prognostic model for first-line pazopanib in metastatic renal carcinoma: the Spanish Oncologic Genitourinary Group (SOGUG) SPAZO study. Pérez-Valderrama B, Arranz Arija JA, Rodríguez Sánchez A, Pinto Marín A, Borrega García P, Castellano Gaunas DE, Rubio Romero G, Maximiano Alonso C, Villa Guzmán JC, Puertas Álvarez JL, Chirivella González I, Méndez Vidal MJ, Juan Fita MJ, León-Mateos L, Lázaro Quintela M, García Domínguez R, Jurado García JM, Vélez de Mendizábal E, Lambea Sorrosal JJ, García Carbonero I, González del Alba A, Suárez Rodríguez C, Jiménez Gallego P, Meana García JA, García Marrero RD, Gajate Borau P, Santander Lobera C, Molins Palau C, López Brea M, Fernández Parra EM, Reig Torras O, Basterretxea Badiola L, Vázquez Estévez S, González Larriba JL. Ann Oncol. 2016 Apr;27(4):706-11.
  • Phase I Study of the Prolactin Receptor Antagonist LFA102 in Metastatic Breast and Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. Agarwal N, Machiels JP, Suárez C, Lewis N, Higgins M, Wisinski K, Awada A, Maur M, Stein M, Hwang A, Mosher R, Wasserman E, Wu G, Zhang H, Zieba R, Elmeliegy M. Oncologist. 2016 May;21(5):535-6.
  • Resistance to Antiangiogenic Therapies by Metabolic Symbiosis in Renal Cell Carcinoma PDX Models and Patients. Jiménez-Valerio G, Martínez-Lozano M, Bassani N, Vidal A, Ochoa-de-Olza M, Suárez C, García-Del-Muro X, Carles J, Viñals F, Graupera M, Indraccolo S, Casanovas O.  Cell Rep. 2016 May 10;15(6):1134-43.
  • Second-Line Chemotherapy for Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma: Importance of Lymph Node-Only Metastasis as a Prognostic Factor and Construction of a Prognostic Model. Salah S, Lee JL, Rozzi A, Kitamura H, Matsumoto K, Srinivas S, Morales-Barrera R, Carles J, Al-Wardat R, Al-Rabi K, Maakoseh M. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Jun;14(3):255-60.
  • Prediction of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer outcomes assessed by innovative multimarker prognostic models. López de Maturana E, Picornell A, Masson-Lecomte A, Kogevinas M, Márquez M, Carrato A, Tardón A, Lloreta J, García-Closas M, Silverman D, Rothman N, Chanock S, Real FX, Goddard ME, Malats N; SBC/EPICURO Study Investigators.  BMC Cancer. 2016 Jun 3;16:351.
  • Phosphorylated-insulin growth factor I receptor (p-IGF1R) and metalloproteinase-3 (MMP3) expression in advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). A GEIS 19 study. Maurel J, López-Pousa A, Calabuig S, Bagué S, Del Muro XG, Sanjuan X, Rubió-Casadevall J, Cuatrecasas M, Martinez-Trufero J, Horndler C, Fra J, Valverde C, Redondo A, Poveda A, Sevilla I, Lainez N, Rubini M, García-Albéniz X, Martín-Broto J, de Alava E.  Clin Sarcoma Res. 2016 Jun 29;6:10.
  • Inflammatory-Related Genetic Variants in Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer Prognosis: A Multimarker Bayesian Assessment. Masson-Lecomte A, López de Maturana E, Goddard ME, Picornell A, Rava M, González-Neira A, Márquez M, Carrato A, Tardon A, Lloreta J, Garcia-Closas M, Silverman D, Rothman N, Kogevinas M, Allory Y, Chanock SJ, Real FX, Malats N; SBC/EPICURO Study Investigators.  Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Jul;25(7):1144-50.
  • A Phase II randomized study of galunisertib monotherapy or galunisertib plus lomustine compared with lomustine monotherapy in patients with recurrent glioblastoma. Brandes AA, Carpentier AF, Kesari S, Sepulveda-Sanchez JM, Wheeler HR, Chinot O, Cher L, Steinbach JP, Capper D, Specenier P, Rodon J, Cleverly A, Smith C, Gueorguieva I, Miles C, Guba SC, Desaiah D, Lahn MM, Wick W. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Aug;18(8):1146-56.
  • Radium-223 and concomitant therapies in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: an international, early access, open-label, single-arm phase 3b trial. Saad F, Carles J, Gillessen S, Heidenreich A, Heinrich D, Gratt J, Lévy J, Miller K, Nilsson S, Petrenciuc O, Tucci M, Wirth M, Federhofer J, O’Sullivan JM; Radium-223 International Early Access Program Investigators. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Sep;17(9):1306-16.
  • Epigenetic profiling to classify cancer of unknown primary: a multicentre, retrospective analysis. Moran S, Martínez-Cardús A, Sayols S, Musulén E, Balañá C, Estival-Gonzalez A, Moutinho C, Heyn H, Diaz-Lagares A, de Moura MC, Stella GM, Comoglio PM, Ruiz-Miró M, Matias-Guiu X, Pazo-Cid R, Antón A, Lopez-Lopez R, Soler G, Longo F, Guerra I, Fernandez S, Assenov Y, Plass C, Morales R, Carles J, Bowtell D, Mileshkin L, Sia D, Tothill R, Tabernero J, Llovet JM, Esteller M. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Oct;17(10):1386-1395.
  • Targeting fibroblast growth factor receptors and immune checkpoint inhibitors for the treatment of advanced bladder cancer: New direction and New Hope. Morales-Barrera R, Suárez C, de Castro AM, Racca F, Valverde C, Maldonado X, Bastaros JM, Morote J, Carles J. Cancer Treat Rev. 2016 Nov; 50: 208-216.
  • Hormonal changes after localized prostate cancer treatment. Comparison between external beam radiation therapy and radical prostatectomy. Planas J, Celma A, Placer J, Maldonado X, Trilla E, Salvador C, Lorente D, Regis L, Cuadras M, Carles J, Morote J. Actas Urol Esp. 2016 Nov;40(9):549-555.
  • SEOM Clinical Guideline for gastrointestinal sarcomas (GIST) (2016). Poveda A, Martinez V, Serrano C, Sevilla I, Lecumberri MJ, de Beveridge RD, Estival A, Vicente D, Rubió J, Martin-Broto J.Clin Transl Oncol. 2016 Dec;18(12):1221-1228.
  • SEOM Clinical Guideline of management of soft-tissue sarcoma (2016). López-Pousa A, Martin Broto J, Martinez Trufero J, Sevilla I, Valverde C, Alvarez R, Carrasco Alvarez JA, Cruz Jurado J, Hindi N, Garcia Del Muro X.  Clin Transl Oncol. 2016 Dec;18(12):1213-1220.
  • Salah S, Lee JL, Rozzi A, Kitamura H, Matsumoto K, Srinivas S, Morales-Barrera R, Carles J, Al-Wardat R, Al-Rabi K, Maakoseh M.  Second-Line Chemotherapy for Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma: Importance of Lymph Node-Only Metastasis as a Prognostic Factor and Construction of a Prognostic Model. Clin Genitourin Cancer 2016 Jun; 14(3): 255-60
  • Serrano C, Romagosa C, Hernandez-Losa J, Simonetti S, Valverde C, Moliné T, Somoza R, Pérez M, Vélez R, Verges R, Domínguez R, Carles J, Ramón y Cajal S.  RAS/MAPK pathway hyperactivation determines poor prognosis in undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcomas. Cancer 2016 Jan; 122(1): 99-107
  • Ryan CJ, Smith MR, Fizazi K, Saad F, Mulders PF, Sternberg CN, Miller K, Logothetis CJ, Shore ND, Small EJ, Carles J, Flaig TW, Taplin ME, Higano CS, de Souza P, de Bono JS, Griffin TW, De Porre P, Yu MK, Park YC, Li J, Kheoh T, Naini V, Molina A, Rathkopf DE.  Abiraterone acetate plus prednisone versus placebo plus prednisone in chemotherapy-naive men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (COU-AA-302): final overall survival analysis of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 study. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Feb; 16(2): 152-60
  • De Mattos-Arruda L, Mayor R, Ng CK, Weigelt B, Martínez-Ricarte F, Torrejón D, Oliveira M, Arias A, Raventós C, Tang J, Guerini-Rocco E, Martínez-Sáez E, Lois S, Marín O, de la Cruz X, Piscuoglio S, Towers R, Vivancos A, Peg V, Ramón y Cajal S, Carles J, Rodón J, González-Cao M, Tabernero J, Felip E, Sahuquillo J, Berger MF, Cortes J, Reis-Filho JS, Seoane J.  Cerebrospinal fluid-derived circulating tumour DNA better represents the genomic alterations of brain tumours than plasma. Nat Commun 2015; 6: 8839
  • Smith MR, Rathkopf DE, Mulders PF, Carles J, Van Poppel H, Li J, Kheoh T, Griffin TW, Molina A, Ryan CJ.  Efficacy and Safety of Abiraterone Acetate in Elderly (75 Years or Older) Chemotherapy Naïve Patients with Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer. J. Urol. 2015 Nov; 194(5): 1277-84
  • Suárez C, Morales-Barrera R, Ramos V, Nuñez I, Valverde C, Planas J, Morote J, Maldonado X, Carles J.  Role of immunotherapy in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). BJU Int. 2014 Mar; 113(3): 367-75
  • Morales-Barrera R, Suárez C, Valverde C, Nuñez I, Maldonado X, Morote J, Carles J.  Do patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma benefit from docetaxel as second-line chemotherapy? Clin Transl Oncol 2014 Jan; 16(1): 102-6
  • Simonetti S, Serrano C, Hernandez-Losa J, Bagué S, Orellana R, Valverde C, Lleonart ME, Aizpurua M, Carles J, Ramón y Cajal S, Romagosa C.  Schwannomas, benign tumors with a senescent phenotype.Histol. Histopathol. 2014 Jun; 29(6): 721-30
  • Prior C, Pérez-Gracia JL, García-Donas J, Rodriguez-Antona C, Guruceaga E, Esteban E, Suárez C, Castellano D, del Alba AG, Lozano MD, Carles J, Climent MA, Arranz JA, Gallardo E, Puente J, Bellmunt J, Gurpide A, Lopez-Picazo JM, Hernandez AG, Mellado B, Martínez E, Moreno F, Font A, Calvo A.  Identification of tissue microRNAs predictive of sunitinib activity in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. PLoS ONE 2014; 9(1): e86263
  • Castellano DE, Bellmunt J, Maroto JP, Font-Pous A, Morales-Barrera R, Ghanem I, Suárez C, Martín Lorente C, Etxaniz O, Capdevila L, Coronado C, Alfaro V, Siguero M, Fernández-Teruel C, Carles J. Phase II clinical trial of PM00104 (Zalypsis(®)) in urothelial carcinoma patients progressing after first-line platinum-based regimen. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol. 2014 Apr; 73(4): 857-67
  • Rathkopf DE, Smith MR, de Bono JS, Logothetis CJ, Shore ND, de Souza P, Fizazi K, Mulders PF, Mainwaring P, Hainsworth JD, Beer TM, North S, Fradet Y, Van Poppel H, Carles J, Flaig TW, Efstathiou E, Yu EY, Higano CS, Taplin ME, Griffin TW, Todd MB, Yu MK, Park YC, Kheoh T, Small EJ, Scher HI, Molina A, Ryan CJ, Saad F.  Updated interim efficacy analysis and long-term safety of abiraterone acetate in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients without prior chemotherapy (COU-AA-302). Eur. Urol. 2014 Nov; 66(5): 815-25
  • Foro P, Algara M, Lozano J, Rodriguez N, Sanz X, Torres E, Carles J, Reig A, Membrive I, Quera J, Fernandez-Velilla E, Pera O, Lacruz M, Bellosillo B.  Relationship between radiation-induced apoptosis of T lymphocytes and chronic toxicity in patients with prostate cancer treated by radiation therapy: a prospective study. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2014 Apr; 88(5): 1057-63
  • Morote J, Planas J, Maldonado X, Carles J.  Non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CPRCM0), an old scenario with renewed clinical interest. Actas Urol Esp 2014 Sep; 38(7): 419-20
  • Bellmunt J, Suárez C, Gallardo E, Rodón J, Pons F, Bonfill T, Beltran M, Moya I, Galtes S, Albanell J, Carles J.  Phase I study of sunitinib in combination with gemcitabine and capecitabine for first-line treatment of metastatic or unresectable renal cell carcinoma. Oncologist 2014 Sep; 19(9): 917-8
  • Morote J, Celma A, Planas J, Placer J, de Torres I, Olivan M, Carles J, Reventos J, Doll A.  Role of serum cholesterol and statin use in the risk of prostate cancer detection and tumor aggressiveness. Int J Mol Sci 2014; 15(8): 13615-23
  • Serrano C, Simonetti S, Hernandez-Losa J, Valverde C, Carrato C, Bagué S, Orellana R, Somoza R, Moliné T, Carles J, Huguet P, Romagosa C, Ramón y Cajal S.  BRAF V600E and KRAS G12S mutations in peripheral nerve sheath tumours. Histopathology 2013 Feb; 62(3): 499-504
  • Morote J, Ropero J, Planas J, Bastarós JM, Delgado G, Placer J, Celma A, de Torres IM, Carles J, Reventos J, Doll A.  Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of aggressive prostate cancer detection. BJU Int. 2013 Jun; 111(7): 1031-6
  • Mesia R, Rueda A, Vera R, Lozano A, Medina JA, Aguiar D, Árias F, Triana G, Carles J, Lopez-Lopez R.  Adjuvant therapy with cetuximab for locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx: results from a randomized, phase II prospective trial. Ann. Oncol. 2013 Feb; 24(2): 448-53
  • Ryan CJ, Smith MR, de Bono JS, Molina A, Logothetis CJ, de Souza P, Fizazi K, Mainwaring P, Piulats JM, Ng S, Carles J, Mulders PF, Basch E, Small EJ, Saad F, Schrijvers D, Van Poppel H, Mukherjee SD, Suttmann H, Gerritsen WR, Flaig TW, George DJ, Yu EY, Efstathiou E, Pantuck A, Winquist E, Higano CS, Taplin ME, Park Y, Kheoh T, Griffin T, Scher HI, Rathkopf DE.  Abiraterone in metastatic prostate cancer without previous chemotherapy. N. Engl. J. Med. 2013 Jan; 368(2): 138-48
  • de la Piedra C, Alcaraz A, Bellmunt J, Meseguer C, Gómez-Caamano A, Ribal MJ, Vazquez F, Anido U, Samper P, Esteban E, Álvarez-Ossorio JL, Lara PC, San José LA, Contreras JA, del Alba AG, González-Gragera B, Tabernero AJ, González-Enguita C, Fernández JM, García-Escudero A, Gómez-Veiga F, Méndez MJ, Segarra J, Virizuela JA, Carles J, Lassa A, Calderero V, Constela M, Delgado D, Mañas A, Murias A, Reynes G, Rodriguez B, Rubio G, Sánchez E, Unda M, Solsona E, Martínez-Javaloyas JM, Comet-Batlle J, Quicios C, Martín-Fernández M, Mahillo-Fernández I, Morote J. Usefulness of bone turnover markers as predictors of mortality risk, disease progression and skeletal-related events appearance in patients with prostate cancer with bone metastases following treatment with zoledronic acid: TUGAMO study. Br. J. Cancer 2013 Jun; 108(12): 2565-72
  • Alcaraz A, González-López R, Morote J, de la Piedra C, Meseguer C, Esteban E, Climent M, González-Gragera B, Álvarez-Ossorio JL, Chirivella I, Mellado B, Lara PC, Vazquez F, Contreras JA, Carles J, Murias A, Calderero V, Comet-Batlle J, González-Del Alba A, León-Mateos L, Mañas A, Segarra J, Lassa A, González-Enguita C, Méndez MJ, Samper P, Unda M, Mahillo-Fernández I, Bellmunt J.  Biochemical markers of bone turnover and clinical outcome in patients with renal cell and bladder carcinoma with bone metastases following treatment with zoledronic acid: The TUGAMO study.Br. J. Cancer 2013 Jul; 109(1): 121-30
  • Serrano C, Morales R, Suárez C, Nuñez I, Valverde C, Rodón J, Humbert J, Padrós O, Carles J. Emerging therapies for urothelial cancer. Cancer Treat. Rev. 2012 Jun; 38(4): 311-7
  • Castellano D, Carles J, Esteban E, Trigo JM, Climent MA, Maroto JP, del Muro XG, Font A, Paz-Ares L, Arranz JA, Bellmunt J.  Recommendations for the optimal management of early and advanced urothelial carcinoma. Cancer Treat. Rev. 2012 Aug; 38(5): 431-41
  • Carles J, Castellano D, Climent MA, Maroto P, Medina R, Alcaraz A.  Castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer: current status and treatment possibilities. Clin Transl Oncol 2012 Mar; 14(3): 169-76
  • Carles J, Chirivella I, Climent MA, Gallardo E, Gonzalez Del Alba A, Maroto JP, Mellado B, García del Muro FX.  Evaluation of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma after failure of first-line treatment. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2012 Sep; 31 Suppl 1: S3-9
  • Morales-Barrera R, Bellmunt J, Suárez C, Valverde C, Guix M, Serrano C, Gallen M, Carles J.  Cisplatin and gemcitabine administered every two weeks in patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma and impaired renal function. Eur. J. Cancer 2012 Aug; 48(12): 1816-21
  • Cózar JM, Solsona E, Morote J, Miñana B, Maroto JP, Gonzalez Del Alba A, Climent MA, Carles J, Alcaraz A, Castellano D.  [Recomendations on the management of controversies in advanced castrate-resistant prostate cancer]. Actas Urol Esp 2012; 36(10): 569-77
  • Alcaraz A, Medina R, Maroto P, Climent MA, Castellano D, Carles J.  [Castration-resistant prostate cancer: where are we going?]. Actas Urol Esp 2012 Jun; 36(6): 367-74
  • Morales R, Font A, Carles J, Isla D.  SEOM clinical guidelines for the treatment of invasive bladder cancer. Clin Transl Oncol 2011 Aug; 13(8): 552-9
  • Bellmunt J, González-Larriba JL, Prior C, Maroto P, Carles J, Castellano D, Mellado B, Gallardo E, Pérez-Gracia JL, Aguilar G, Villanueva X, Albanell J, Calvo A.  Phase II study of sunitinib as first-line treatment of urothelial cancer patients ineligible to receive cisplatin-based chemotherapy: baseline interleukin-8 and tumor contrast enhancement as potential predictive factors of activity. Ann. Oncol. 2011 Dec; 22(12): 2646-53
  • Morales-Barrera R, Valverde C, Rodón J, Pérez J, Maldonado X, Suárez C, Trilla E, Carles J.  Bilateral testicular germ cell tumours: a single hospital experience. Clin Transl Oncol 2010 Apr; 12(4): 299-302
  • Carles J, Nogué M, Sole JM, Foro P, Domènech M, Suarez M, Gallardo E, García D, Ferrer F, Gelabert-Mas A, Gayo J, Fabregat X.  Phase II study of vinorelbine and estramustine in combination with conformational radiotherapy for patients with high-risk prostate cancer. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2010 Mar; 76(4): 1085-91
  • Serrano C, Suárez C, Andreu J, Carles J.  Acute aortic dissection during sorafenib-containing therapy.Ann. Oncol. 2010 Jan; 21(1): 181-2
  • Pérez-García J, Morales R, Valverde CM, Rodón J, Suárez C, Semidey ME, Garcia-Patos V, Bartralot R, Serra M, Carles J.  Eccrine porocarcinoma presenting with scrotal lymphedema: a case report and review of systemic treatment. Ann. Oncol. 2010 Apr; 21(4): 907
  • Bellmunt J, Maroto-Rey P, Trigo JM, Carles J, Guillem V, López-Martín JA, Antón-Torres A, Urruticoechea L.  A phase II trial of first-line sorafenib in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma unwilling to receive or with early intolerance to immunotherapy: SOGUG Study 06-01. Clin Transl Oncol 2010 Jul; 12(7): 503-8
  • Suárez C, Morales R, Muñoz E, Rodón J, Valverde CM, Carles J.  Molecular basis for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma. Clin Transl Oncol 2010 Jan; 12(1): 15-21
  • Bellmunt J, Trigo JM, Calvo E, Carles J, Pérez-Gracia JL, Rubió J, Virizuela JA, López R, Lázaro M, Albanell J.  Activity of a multitargeted chemo-switch regimen (sorafenib, gemcitabine, and metronomic capecitabine) in metastatic renal-cell carcinoma: a phase 2 study (SOGUG-02-06). Lancet Oncol. 2010 Apr; 11(4): 350-7
  • Carles J, Morales R, Perez JM, Suárez C, Rodón J, Valverde C.  Management and interpretation of novel toxicities of molecular targeted therapies: renal toxicities. Eur. J. Cancer 2009 Sep; 45 Suppl 1: 309-17
  • Bellmunt J, Théodore C, Demkov T, Komyakov B, Sengelov L, Daugaard G, Caty A, Carles J, Jagiello-Gruszfeld A, Karyakin O, Delgado FM, Hurteloup P, Winquist E, Morsli N, Salhi Y, Culine S, von der Maase H.  Phase III trial of vinflunine plus best supportive care compared with best supportive care alone after a platinum-containing regimen in patients with advanced transitional cell carcinoma of the urothelial tract. J. Clin. Oncol. 2009 Sep; 27(27): 4454-61
  • Bellmunt J, Macià F, Malmusi D, Llorente JA, Carles J, Lloreta J, Foro P, Gelabert A, Albanell J, Castells X.  Impact of PSA implementation and combined radiation and hormonal therapy (RT+HT) on outcome of prostate cancer patients. Eur. J. Cancer 2009 Nov; 45(16): 2804-9
  • Bellmunt J, Carles J, Albanell J.  Predictive modelling in hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC). Clin Transl Oncol 2009 Feb; 11(2): 82-5
  • Martínez P, Valverde C, Morales R, Rodón J, Suárez C, Baselga J, Carles J.  Docetaxel activity in second line treatment for urothelial carcinoma: a retrospective analysis European Journal of Cancer Supplements 2009 September; 7(2): 448
  • Carles J, Font A, Mellado B, Domènech M, Gallardo E, González-Larriba JL, Catalan G, Alfaro J, Gonzalez Del Alba A, Nogué M, Lianes P, Tello JM.  Weekly administration of docetaxel in combination with estramustine and celecoxib in patients with advanced hormone-refractory prostate cancer: final results from a phase II study. Br. J. Cancer 2007 Nov; 97(9): 1206-10
  • Carles J, Esteban E, Climent M, Font A, González-Larriba JL, Berrocal A, Garcia-Ribas I, Marfa X, Fabregat X, Albanell J, Bellmunt J.  Gemcitabine and oxaliplatin combination: a multicenter phase II trial in unfit patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer. Ann. Oncol. 2007 Aug; 18(8): 1359-62