RRCancer - Banque cancer ovaire – CHUS, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The banque d'échantillons biologiques et de données on ovarian cancer is part of the Banque de tissus et de données of the Réseau de la Recherche en Cancer du Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec and includes partnership with CTRNet. The Banque d'échantillons biologiques et de données provides researchers with normal, benign or neoplastic tissus for studies aiming at identifying new biomarkers for diagnosis of ovarian cancer, for prognostic and for disease classification. The bank also provides ascites for understanding the interactions between this microenvironment and the tumor cells. Samples may be provided to local, provincial and canadian researcher groups if the study is approved by the scientific committee of Banque de tissus et de données of the Réseau de Recherche en Cancer du Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec.

Registered Biobank Name RRCancer - Banque cancer ovaire – CHUS
Biobank Leader Isabelle Matte
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries Isabelle.matte@usherbrooke.ca
Principal Investigator Alain Piché
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
Poly - Collection aimed at supporting undetermined, multiple users with ethics approved research projects, through a defined access/application mechanism.
Biospecimen Collected: