CanSaRCC (Canadian Sarcoma Research and Clinical Collaboration) Sarcoma Database, Canada

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The Canadian Sarcoma Research and Clinical Collaboration (CanSaRCC) is a growing community of clinicians and researchers across Canada united by a common interest in sarcoma and a dedication to extracting new knowledge from clinical and scientific activities. This multidisciplinary team has developed a comprehensive bioinformatics national network that will capture high quality data linked to a biorepository to improve our understanding of the biology, treatment options and patient impact for sarcoma.

Registered Biobank Name CanSaRCC (Canadian Sarcoma Research and Clinical Collaboration) Sarcoma Database
Biobank Leader Dr. Peter Watson, BC Cancer Tumour Tissue Repository - biobank leader for BC Cancer Victoria; Dr. Hagit Peretz Soroka, CanSaRCC Program Manager, University Health Network - biobank leader for national database
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr. Xiaolan Feng - BC Cancer - Victoria biobank custodian; Dr. Christine Simmons - BC Cancer - Vancouver CanSaRCC steering committee member; Dr. Abha Gupta - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, CanSaRCC national biobank steering committee chair
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
Biospecimen Collected: