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Biospecimens Available

The CHTN obtains tissues and fluids from routine surgical resections, autopsies and other procedures.

Biospecimen types available include:

  • Malignant
  • Benign
  • Diseased
  • Normal
  • Biofluids (urine, serum, plasma, buffy coat)

Preservation Types Available Include:

Anatomic sites include but are not limited to the following:

  • Breast, Uterus, & Ovary
  • Colon, Stomach, & Esophagus
  • Kidney, Bladder, & Prostate
  • Liver, Pancreas, & Spleen
  • Lung, Pharynx, & Oral Cavity
  • Brain, Spinal Cord, & Peripheral Nerves
  • Muscle, Skin, & Soft Tissue