Category: Good News Stories

goes to…APCaRI member Russ Greiner

June 14, 2021

Image of DREAM challenge winners, Russ Greiner pictured on far […]

NMIN Funded Theme I Project in Targeted Drug Delivery

March 30, 2021

NMIN Funded Theme I Project in Targeted Drug Delivery Development […]

It’s Movember, time to Grow a Mo for a Bro!

November 1, 2018

It’s Movember, time to grow your moustache to raise funds […]

Kaye Fund Awards: Congratulations to our APCaRI members!

September 4, 2018

University Hospital Foundation – Kaye Fund Awards Congratulations to two […]

Lifestyle Management Program in Alberta – TrueNTH

February 2, 2016

The TrueNTH (pronounced True North) Lifestyle Management (LM) Program is […]

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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