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Gelb Center Services

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    The Gelb Center provides top-level service to identify and fulfill an investigator's needs on an individual and customized basis. Custom protocols for prospective collections may also be developed per an investigator's specifications. Clinical data and biospecimens are available from patients with GU cancers such as prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers.

    Clinical data

    De-identified clinical data available in our Clinical Research Information System (CRIS) databases include:

    • Demographic data (age, race/ethnicity)
    • GU cancer-related treatment history
    • Scan results
    • PSA results (for prostate cancer only)
    • Survival
    • Cause of death

    Additional clinical data may be available per investigator's specifications.

    Blood specimens

    Blood specimen types include:

    • Serum
    • Plasma
    • gDNA
    • RNA

    Prospective collection may be feasible per your specific requirements.

    Tissue specimens

    Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE), and fresh frozen tissues are currently available. Tissue microarrays (TMAs), frozen tissue and fresh tissue may be obtained per your specific requirements.