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Last Updated: 04/14/20

Educational Materials

The National Cancer Institute Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch is committed to communicating about its initiatives around biospecimen science and the impact of biospecimen quality on cancer research and patient care. This list provides some basic resources to inform the public about biospecimens and biorepositories.

How You Can Help Medical Research: Donating Your Blood, Tissue, and Other Samples — This informative brochure is designed to help patients understand sample donation and the process for donating samples. To order copies of this brochure visit the NCI Publications Locator.

¿Cómo puede usted contribuir a la investigación médica? Done su sangre, sus tejidos y otras muestras — Este folleto es una herramienta útil para profesionales de la salud e investigadores que quieren compartir con sus pacientes o el público en general información básica sobre la donación de muestras. Para pedir copias de este folleto visite el NCI Publications Locator.

Frequently Asked Questions — Gives answers to frequently asked questions about biospecimens and biobanking.

Glossary of Biospecimen and Biorepository Terms — A list of terms and their definitions to help your understanding as you navigate the BBRB Web site.

Multimedia — Various multimedia communications about BBRB