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 (disorder)
  • 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 (disorder)
  • Retinoblastoma (disorder)
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma (disorder)

Networks

  • Confederation of Cancer Biobanks

Contact Information

Email:
tissuebank@cclg.org.uk
Telephone:
0191 208 4363
Address:

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
Wolfson Childhood Cancer Research Centre
Level 6, Herschel Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE1 7RU
England

Last Updated: 02/03/2020


Annual Statistics

Year Access Requests Received Access Requests Approved
Internal External Commercial Internal External Commercial
2015 0 11 0 N/A 9 0
2016 0 9 0 N/A 3 0
2017 0 7 0 N/A 7 0
2018 1 9 0 1 8 0
2019 0 5 0 N/A 5 0
2020 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2021 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A