Leukemia Tissue Bank

The Leukemia Tissue Bank Shared Resource (LTBSR) provides central collection, processing and a repository for tissue samples obtained from patients with all types of hematologic malignancies who are being treated or evaluated at the OSU James Cancer Hospital.

These samples are available to investigators within the OSUCCC and to outside collaborators who examine cellular and molecular properties of hematologic cancers, not just leukemia. The LTB provides investigators with training and technical support, procurement, processing, storage, retrieval and distribution of patient samples, as well as associated clinical, pathologic and molecular data for each sample. The LTB's Honest Broker status allows distribution of de-identified samples and data without the requirement for an IRB-approved research protocol.