TTR Breast Invasive cohort (PolySia #2), Canada

Certification Status: Certification Form
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: BCC Victoria breast cancer cases, diagnosed with invasive breast cancer (T1-4, N0-2), 2005-2015, previously consented to the TTR biobank, associated with frozen tissue (~50%), FFPE tissue (~100%), blood plasma (~100%), Specimen collection, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes data. N=500 total cases.

Registered Biobank Name TTR Breast Invasive cohort (PolySia #2)
Biobank Leader Peter Watson
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries pwatson@bccancer.bc.ca
Principal Investigator Peter Watson
User Type
  • Mono: A biobank that supports a specific research project, may have few staff members, a small-scale accrual scope with little to no initial intention of releasing or distributing biospecimens to secondary parties
  • Oligo: A biobank that supports several research groups or clinical trials, may or may not be designed to release biospecimens outside their collaborative group
  • Poly: A biobank that has generally a larger accrual scope, resources, and multiple users outside the biobank proper
Mono - Collection aimed at supporting a specific, single research project
Biospecimen Collected: