Vulnerabilities of Cancer Patients and Their Effects on Informed Consent for Biobanking

Vulnerabilities of Cancer Patients and Their Effects on Informed Consent for Biobanking
Mason Kyle, Diana Cortez, Blaze Carbonell, Edgar Masmila, Alfredo Molinolo, and Sharmeela Kaushal
Biopreservation and Biobanking, 4 August 2021
Introduction
The biorepository (BR) at the Moores Cancer Center (MCC) of the University of California, San Diego is a College of American Pathologists (CAP)-accredited biobanking core that performs informed patient consent, tissue collection, characterisation, storage, and distributiom under Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved protocol. The informed consent process is the key element that allows the BR to procure and distribute human biospecimens and associated patient information for research…

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