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Stanford University School of Medicine Cancer Institute Tissue Procurement Shared Resource Core Facility (Cancer Center)

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Primary Contact:

Brooke Howitt

Last Updated: 10/06/2023

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Procures and provides needed tissue specimens to Stanford Cancer Institute investigators to support cancer related research. Services include collecting and banking freshly frozen tumor and normal tissue from surgical material and autopsy specimens;Providing fresh tumor tissue for viable cell studies;Processing and banking blood from cancer patients;Maintaining tissue database with links to clinicopathological data;Providing histological staining and pathological review;Coordinating patient consent and assuring regulatory compliance.Provides portal to virtual bank which links inventories of specialized satellite repositories, including collections of hematological and neurosurgical specimens.