The map below shows all the hospital centres that contribute samples to the CCLG Tissue Bank
The CCLG Tissue Bank has National Research Ethics Service (NRES) approval for consent to be taken for tissue in the UK and Ireland. This tissue can be used for biological research into childhood cancers.
All registered Tissue Banking Centres can access the current CCLG Tissue Bank tissue registration forms and other relevant documents below
NRES approval letter - amendment 1 (22 July 2015)
NRES Research Tissue Bank approval letter (18 June 2013)
If you require a hard copy of the protocol, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent/guardian and patient information leaflets
If you require hard copies of consent forms or information leaflets, please email email@example.com.
Specimen registration form (Form A) v5.0, May 2015
DNA registration form (Form B) v6.0, May 2015
Personalised centre tissue registration forms can be requested from the CCLG Tissue Bank Manager
CCLG Tissue Bank guidelines (February 2011)
SOPs for Centres
SOP 001 - Registration of all tissue samples (version 3.0, 20 July 2016)
SOP 002 - Collection and freezing of tissue samples (version 2.0, 20 July 2016)
SOP 003 - Banking of FFPE material (version 2.0, 20 July 2016)
SOP 004 - Collection of whole blood samples in EDTA tubes for constitutional DNA extraction (version 2.0, 20 July 2016)