About Colon CFR: Background Information
More information on the available data and biospecimens from the Colon CFR, as well as the methods used to recruit participants and collect these materials, can be found in the descriptive manuscript cited below.
- Newcomb PA, Baron J, Cotterchio M, Gallinger S, Grove J, Haile R, Hall D, Hopper JL, Jass J, Le Marchand L, Lindor N, Potter JD, Templeton AS, Seminara D, Thibodeau S for the Colon Cancer Family Registry. Colon Cancer Family Registry: An International Resource for Studies of the Genetic Epidemiology of Colon Cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Nov;16(11):2331-2343.
- Case Studies of Existing Human Tissue Repositories: "Best Practices" for a Biospecimen Resource for the Genomic and Proteomic Era. View the fresh frozen tissue protocol.