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Conditional relative survival: a different perspective to measuring cancer outcomes.

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Contributors: Lorraine Shack, PhD

Cancer Epidemiol. 2013 Aug;37(4):446-8. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2013.03.019. Epub 2013 Apr 28.

Shack L1, Bryant H, Lockwood G, Ellison LF.

 

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APCaRI Registry and Biorepository enrolls 1500th participant – 30% of our goal

We are pleased to announce that the Alberta Prostate Cancer Registry and Biorepository reached 30% of its accrual goal by enrolling participant 1,500! To date more than 100,000 biosamples are stored in the Canadian Research Biorepository along with comprehensive clinical data – all available for cutting edge research.

This was possible thanks to our wonderful team of clinical research personnel, clinicians and partners who have been working collaboratively to reach our goals!

If you are interested in accessing biospecimens or clinical information, let us know at catalina.vasquez@ualberta.ca

Samples available from participants with prostate cancer and age-matched men with negative biopsy
  • Serum (400uL/vial)
  • Plasma (400uL/vial)
  • Buffy Coat (~300uL/vial)
  • Red Blood Cells (400uL/vial)
  • Urine (400uL/vial)
  • Semen (~400uL/vial)
Clinical Information available
  • Demographic information and co-morbidities
  • Family history of prostate cancer
  • Pathology and diagnosis details
  • Clinical and pathological staging
  • Treatment history
  • Outcomes
  • Biospecimen collection, sample availability and processing details
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Meeting these ambitious goals will not be possible without the committed engagement of our many partners across Alberta, Canada and the World. Learn more about our Partners.