Canadian Cancer Trials Group Bulletins

Trial Management Group

Canadian Cancer Trials Group Tumour Bank - Holiday Closure

To all centres participating on trials where fluids (blood, serum, plasma, cellular component, circulating tumour cells, sputum and urine) and tissues (tumour blocks, slides, cores) are collected and banked at the Canadian Cancer Trials Group Tumour Bank:

Please do not ship any specimens between December 13, 2012 and January 1, 2013 inclusive, as our tumour tissue bank and all its affiliated laboratory facilities will be closed for the holidays.

Please store specimens at the appropriate temperatures until you may resume your regular shipping schedule on January 2, 2013.

If you have any questions about this, please contact Fred Zeltser at 613-533-6430 or