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Table 1 Description of biobanks participating in the COEUR program

From: Characteristics and outcome of the COEUR Canadian validation cohort for ovarian cancer biomarkers

Bank Name* Location (Canada)* Established in Funding or support* Partner* Web address
Segal Cancer Center Lady Davis Institute biobank Lady Davis Institute-Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC 2003 Fonds de la recherche en santé Québec (network RRCancer), Montreal-Israel Cancer Research Foundation, thee Gloria’s Girls Fund, the Susan and Jonathn Wener fund and the Garber fund. CTRNet, Ovarian Cancer Canada www.rrcancer.ca
Banque de tissus et de données du Réseau de recherche sur le cancer du FRQS CRCHUM-Montreal, QC 2000 Fonds de la recherche en santé Québec (network RRCancer), Ovarian Cancer Canada CTRNet www.rrcancer.ca
Ottawa Ovarian Cancer Tissue Bank Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON 1995 OCC, Ottawa Hospital Ovarian Cancer Canada N/A
OVCARE Gynecologic Tissue Bank Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC 2001 OVCARE BC, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research and Ovarian Cancer Canada BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University BC, Vancouvver General Hospital www.ovcare.ca/research/platforms.php
Ovarian cancer specimen and data bank at CHUQ Hopital Hotel-Dieu de Quebec, Quebec, QC 2000 Fonds National de Recherche du Québec (network RRCancer) Fonds de la recherche en santé Québec (network RRCancer), CTRNet www.rrcancer.ca
Banque d’échantillons biologiques et de données de Sherbrooke Faculté de recherche et des sciences de la santé, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC 1998 Fonds de la recherche en santé Québec (RRCancer) and Quebec breast cancer foundation CTRNet, Ovarian Cancer Canada www.rrcancer.ca
Alberta Cancer Research Biobank University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; and Univesity of Calgary, Calgary, AB 2001 Alberta Cancer Foundation, Canadian Breast Cancer foundation CTRNet, Canadian Breast Cancer foundation http://www.acrb.ca/
BC Cancer Agency Tumour Tissue Repository BC Cancer, Agency, Vancouver Island Center, BC 2004 BC Cancer Agency and Provinical Health Services Authority CTRNet www.bccrc.ca/dept/ttr
UHN BioBank Toronto General Hospital 2013 UHN Research Institute, UHN Foundation N/A https://www.uhnresearch.ca/service/uhn-biospecimen-sciences-program-bsp
UHN program in Biospecimen Sciences Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, ON 2001 UHN Research Institute, UHN Foundation N/A N/A
Ontario Tumour Bank Ontario Institute for Cancer Research MaRS Centre, Toronto, ON 2004 Ontario Institute for Cancer Research N/A ontariotumourbank.ca
Manitoba Ovarian Biobanking Program University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MN 2010 N/A CTRNet N/A
  1. *Abbreviations: CHUQ Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, CRCHUM Centre de Recherche du CHUM, CRTNet Canadian Tissue Repository Network; recherche du Quebec, UHN University Health Network