Your Surgery or Fluid Drain Can Advance FLC Research
Fibrolamellar tumor tissue is critical to create models of FLC. These models can help researchers identify FLC’s key points of vulnerability and test new treatments.
With a few easy steps, you can support current research by donating tumor tissue to the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation (FCF) Biobank.
What is the FCF Biobank?
The FCF Biobank is a centralized repository of tumor tissue, drained fluid and blood samples contributed by fibrolamellar patients. Our biobank protects and preserves these samples so we can distribute them to researchers all over the world, free of charge, to support important research into the disease. Additionally, our biobank collects clinical information from fibrolamellar patients to enable research into factors that affect treatment and outcomes.
In this video from the FCF’s September 17, 2020 Virtual Fall Gathering, Patty Cogswell discusses the FCF Biobank Program.
How to Contribute
To donate tissue from an upcoming surgery or fluid draw
- Contact us at (203) 340-7805 or email@example.com, or fill-in the brief form below
- Our team will
- Send our FCF Biobank Consent Form for you to review and sign
- Discuss the consent process with you and answer questions
- Work with your hospital to collect tissue not needed for your care
- You then tell your surgeon that you want to donate your tumor tissue through the FCF Tumor Donation Program and that we will be contacting his/her team
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have further questions contact Patty Cogswell at firstname.lastname@example.org. To download a brief overview of the program click here (for an english version) or click here (para una versión en español).