Canadian Cancer Trials Group Bulletins

Trial Management Group

Shipment of Specimens

All centres participating in trials where fluids (blood, serum, plasma, cellular component, circulating tumour cells, sputum and urine) and tissues (tumour blocks, slides) are collected and banked at the Canadian Cancer Trials Group Tumour Bank SHOULD NOT ship any specimens between December 16, 2010 and January 2, 2011 inclusive, as our Central Office and our Tumour Bank will be closed for the holidays.

Please store specimens at the appropriate temperatures until you can resume your regular shipping schedule on January 3, 2011.

Questions should be directed to Fred Zeltser at 613-533-6430 or