Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) Tissue Bank

National collection of childhood, teenagers and young adults solid tumour samples and lymphomas in the UK. Samples are centrally stored at the Central Bank, Newcastle University.

Services

  • Immunohistochemistry - staining
  • Tissue micro array creation
  • Nucleic acid extraction

Existing samples:

  • Astrocytoma of brain (disorder)
  • Ependymoma (disorder)
  • Germinoma (morphologic (abnormality)
  • Glioma (disorder)
  • Hepatoblastoma (disorder)
  • Hodgkin's disease (disorder)
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis (disorder)
  • Medulloblastoma (disorder)
  • Nephroblastoma (disorder)
  • Neuroblastoma (disorder)
  • Osteosarcoma of bone
  • Retinoblastoma (disorder)
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma (disorder)

Bespoke collection capabilities:

  • Astrocytoma of brain (disorder)
  • Ependymoma (disorder)
  • Germinoma (morphologic (abnormality)
  • Glioma (disorder)
  • Hepatoblastoma (disorder)
  • Hodgkin's disease (disorder)
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis (disorder)
  • Medulloblastoma (disorder)
  • Nephroblastoma (disorder)
  • Neuroblastoma (disorder)
  • Osteosarcoma of bone
  • Retinoblastoma (disorder)
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma (disorder)

Networks

  • Confederation of Cancer Biobanks

Contact Information

Email:
cclgtissuebank@le.ac.uk
Address:

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
University of Leicester
Clinical Sciences Building
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 7LX
UK

Annual Statistics

Year Access Requests Received Access Requests Approved
Internal External Commercial Internal External Commercial
2015 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2017 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A