Tumor Donation

Fresh Tissue Donations

In order to develop tumor models, researchers need viable tissue to work with in their labs. The tumor models developed are a vital component to developing potential therapeutic agents to treat TFE Renal Cell Carcinoma. If you have a patient interested in donating tissue to the Registry, please direct them to follow the steps below.

How to donate your tissue to the TRRI Registry

  1. Enroll to Registry
  2. Contact the registry at 844-RCC-TRRI or TRRI@cchmc.org Provide following information:
    1. Name of Hospital or Place of Procedure (biopsy or surgery)
    2. Name of Surgeon and/or primary Oncologist
    3. Date of Planned procedure
  3. Registry staff will promptly follow up with you if further information is needed, and then coordinate proper collection and shipment of samples.

All Other Tissue Donations

Once patients are enrolled in the TRRI registry, registry coordinators will reach out to the patient’s treating institute to enquire on tissue availability. If your patient is interested in joining the registry, please have the contact us at 844-RCC-TRRI or TRRI@cchmc.org.