Sample availability procedure

 

Researchers can easily obtain information on the number of registered samples from cancer patients in the Catalogue of the Belgian Virtual Tumourbank (BVTc):

 

1. Complete the document with your coordinates, sample description and scientific purpose (click here)


2. Send the filled in form


3. Your request will be processed

 If you are working for a European academic organisation or any other European non-profit research-related organisation:

    •  The BVT team will inform you via e-mail about the total number of samples matching your request, including the biobank's contact information

If you (and/or your partners) do not belong to the category above-mentioned:

    • The BVT team will inform you via e-mail about the total number of samples matching your request, and the number of hosting biobanks
    • Only after receiving biobank's approval, contact information of the involved biobank(s) will be provided

4. At the moment of sample exchange, the BVT team can perform (upon request) a quality control on the data registered in the BVT Catalogue for the exchanged samples

 

For further information please contact the biobank team of the Belgian Cancer Registry (BCR) via biobank@kankerregister.org.

 

If you are interested to gain full access to the Catalogue of Biobanked Samples and thus obtain detailed sample level information, please visit the page "Access to the catalogue " and follow the indicated procedure.


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