Overview

Discover our Cancer Serum Biobank for a broad range of investigations

Cancer Serum Biobank

Scientists looking for cancer biomarkers can find the solution for their research needs with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Serum Biobank:

  • 85 malignant and benign conditions, plus normal controls
  • Pre-treatment samples
  • Blood serum from 17,000 Mayo Clinic patients
  • Diagnosis and treatment data
  • „ICDO morphology „grade, CPDS stage and status of tumor at time of draw, where applicable
  • Collected between 1975 to 1990
  • Superb quality standard
  • Test samples available
  • IRB approved

 

Characteristics

A high-quality collection of serum samples representing 85 malignant and benign diagnoses

Characteristics

  • More than 23,000 specimens from over 16,000 Mayo Clinic patients
  • 47% Female, 53% Male
  • Control samples include serum from:
    • Healthy patients
    • Patients with non-tumor disease
  • Serum from patients with tumor disease include:
    • Benign
    • Malignant
    • Malignant with no evidence of disease

Download a printable brochure on our biobanks

Projects

Mayo Clinic seeks to advance research and to improve health for all people, in collaboration with scientists in both industry and academia. 

How to start a project

Just contact us at 855-298-0598 (toll-free), submit a request online, or email us at mayoclinicbioservices@mayo.edu

A Mayo Clinic scientist will respond to you to understand your project and recommend a solution to meet your objectives.

Learn more about starting a project.