Canadian Cancer Trials Group Bulletins

General


ECOG-ACRIN Laboratories Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

The ECOG-ACRIN Pathology Coordinating Office Reference Laboratory (PCORL) will be closed on Thursday, November 28th, but open on Friday, November 29th with skeleton crews available.

Ambient specimens must get shipped the day of collection, please ship by Wednesday, November 27th, DO NOT HOLD.

Frozen specimens must get shipped out by Tuesday, November 26th. If unable to ship out then hold off until Monday, December 2nd. Do not ship specimens on Wednesday, November 27th.

See below for emergency contact information.

ECOG-ACRIN Pathology Coordinating Office Reference Laboratory
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
of Northwestern University Medical School
Olson Pavilion - Room 8421
710 North Fairbanks Court
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel:(312)503-3384
Fax:(312)503-3385
Emergency Pager:(312)695-8926
Email: ecogpcorl@northwestern.edu

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The ECOG-ACRIN Leukemia Translational Studies Laboratory will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Saturday, November 30th, but open on Friday, November 29th.

Specimens collected on Wednesday, November 27th should be sent for delivery on Friday, November 29th.

Specimens collected on Friday, November 29th should be sent for delivery on Monday, December 2nd.

Elisabeth Paietta, Ph.D.
Montefiore Medical Center - North Division
600 East 233rd Street
6th Floor, Immunology Laboratory
Bronx, NY 10466-2697
Tel:(718)920-9992
Fax:(718)920-1161
Email: epaietta@earthlink.net

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The ECOG-ACRIN Immunologic Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory will be closed on Thursday, November 28th.

Specimens drawn on Wednesday, November 27th will not be delivered until Friday, November 29th.

Specimens must be received within 48 hours from the draw time to be acceptable.

Specimens should NOT be drawn on Fridays.

Immunologic Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
UPCI - IMCPL
ECOG Study Coordinator
Hillman Cancer Center
5117 Centre Avenue, L 1.26
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Tel:(412)624-0078
Fax:(412)623-6625

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The ECOG-ACRIN Mayo Clinic Myeloma Reference Laboratory and Mayo Clinic Lymphoma Laboratory will be closed on Thursday, November 28th, but open on Friday, November 29th.

Drawing specimens on Wednesday, November 27th is highly discouraged.

Kimberly Henderson
Mayo Clinic Myeloma Reference Laboratory
613 Stabile
200 First Street Southwest
Rochester, MN 55905
Tel:(507)284-3805
Email: Henderson.Kimberly@mayo.edu