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Last Updated: 03/13/16

Brochures

The following brochures and fact sheets are designed to provide a better understanding of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch (BBRB) and its initiatives.

NCI BBRB: Setting the Standards and Creating the Infrastructure for High Quality Biospecimens — Learn more about the importance of biospecimens in cancer research and the NCI BBRB'’s mission to ensure biospecimen quality.

Biospecimen Basics — This easy-to-read fact sheet defines the role of biospecimens in cancer research and provides an overview of the NCI Best Practices for Biospecimen Resources.

NCI Best Practices for Biospecimen Resources — The NCI BBRB created these Best Practices to provide salient guiding principles that define state-of-the-science biospecimen resource practices.

Biospecimen Research Network Fact Sheet — This fact sheet provides information about the Biospecimen Research Network created to coordinate and support systematic investigation into how collection, processing and storage processes affect biospecimen integrity.

How You Can Help Medical Research — This brochure provides information on how individuals can help medical research through the donation of blood, tissue and other samples.

¿Cómo Puede Usted Contribuir a la Investigación Médica? — Éste folleto contiene información sobre cómo usted puede contribuÍr a la investigación médica donando su sangre, tejidos y otras muestras.