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CIMAC Specimen Collection Umbrella   Add to my SOP compendium

BRD ID: 2,684

Source: CIMAC-CIDC Network Tier: SOP Number of times downloaded: 1917


This document describes procedures used by sites and Biorepositories involved in the Cancer Immune Monitoring and Analysis Centers (CIMAC) studies. The document outlines collection, processing, fixation, and shipment practices for tissue (biopsy and surgical resection), stool, and blood specimens for subsequent immunomonitoring and profiling analyses. It is a product of the CIMAC and Cancer Immunologic Data Commons (CIMAC-CIDC) Network (CIMAC-CIDC Network;, which was established as part of the Cancer Moonshot Initiative. SOPs are available at

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  • Fluid - Blood
  • Tissue - Not specified
  • Fluid - Feces
  • Fluid - Bone Marrow
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  • Biospecimen Acquisition
  • Biospecimen Processing
  • Biospecimen Preservation

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