Children’s Cancer Centre Biobank

Research area: Stem Cell Biology > Cancer | Status: Active

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The Children’s Cancer Centre Biobank is a valuable collection of biological samples such as tissue collected during surgery, blood and bone marrow.

These samples are linked to health information in hospital medical records. Health information used may include age, gender and information about test results and medical care.

These samples are linked to health information in hospital medical records. Health information used may include age, gender and information about test results and medical care.

Overview

Researchers rely on these types of samples and health information to make research discoveries and medical breakthroughs. They hope to find new ways to better prevent, detect and treat different conditions.

Our Biobank includes samples and health information from people with cancer, bone marrow disorders, primary immunodeficiency disease and neurofibromatosis. It also includes samples and health information from their siblings, parents and relatives.

About the Children's Cancer Centre Biobank 

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