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DCP Biorepositories

Carefully collected and controlled high-quality human biospecimens, annotated with clinical data and properly consented for investigational use, are available through the Division of Cancer Prevention Biorepositories listed in the charts below.

Biorepositories Managed by the Division of Cancer Prevention
Biorepositories Supported by the Division of Cancer Prevention
Related Biorepositories

Biorepositories Managed by the Division of Cancer Prevention

Source/
Clinical Trial
Trial Type/
Organ Site
Samples How to Get Access
to Samples
ASCUS/LSIL Triage Study (ALTS) Screening

Cervix
Fresh-frozen HPV and serum samples; alcohol-fixed cervical specimens E-mail: Mark Sherman, MD
NCI Division of Cancer Prevention
Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (PLCO)

Cancer Data Access System (CDAS) is a submission and tracking system for the use of data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) and the PLCO Trial.

Supporting studies with PLCO materials are available at The Etiology and Early Marker Studies (EEMS), an ongoing component of the PLCO Trial.
Screening

Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, Ovary, and other tumors
Serum, plasma, RBC, and DNA at baseline, consecutive annual screens, viable cells and tumor samples View Website
Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) Reference Sets for Screening of Biomarkers

Colon, Prostate, Lung, Liver, Breast, and Ovary
Serum, plasma, urine, DNA Application to use Reference Sets

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Biorepositories Supported by the Division of Cancer Prevention

Source/
Clinical Trial
Trial Type/
Organ Site
Samples How to Get Access
to Samples
See more information on research from this biorepository Chemoprevention

Breast
Serum, lymphocytes, tumor blocks Contact the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP)

E-mail: webmaster@nsabp.pitt.edu
See more information on research from this biorepository Chemoprevention

Prostate
Serum, white blood cells, end-of-study biopsy, biopsies for cause, tumor samples Contact SWOG

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See more information on research from this biorepository Chemoprevention

Prostate
Baseline and post-baseline blood, toenail clippings, prostate biopsies, surgical specimens Contact SWOG

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Related Biorepositories

Source/
Clinical Trial
Trial Type/
Organ Site
Samples How to Get Access
to Samples
Carotene and Retinol Cancer Prevention Trial (CARET) Chemoprevention

Lung
Serum, plasma, whole blood, DNA Contact CARET

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Alpha Tocopherol Beta Carotene Cancer Prevention Trial (ATBC) Chemoprevention

Lung
Serum, plasma, whole blood, DNA Email: Demetrius Albanes, MD
NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
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  Screening

Lung
Blood, urine, sputum, lung cancer pathology Contact American College of Radiology Network (ACRIN)
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