University of Saskatchewan Tumor Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The scope of the biobank is to collect fresh and formalin-fixed benign and tumour tissue for patients who have consented to participate in the biobank and who have been diagnosed with an oncologic problem and are undergoing a surgical procedure(s) for diagnostic/therapeutic purposes. The option is also available to collect a research blood specimen(s) for biomarker assessment and/or future unknown research into the etiology/prognostic research related to cancer.

Registered Biobank Name University of Saskatchewan Tumor Biobank
Biobank Leader Sylvie Clairefond
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Mary Kinloch
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: