Available Cases

The following table represents an aggregate of all cases accrued and available across the network and grouped by sample format. A 'case' is defined as an incident of cancer from which specimens were collected. 

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Note that CTRNet is a virtual organization and does not collect or store samples. All samples represented below are collected, stored and managed by our member banks.

Breast Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Breast 36759 13060 4772 285 207 21126 5086 28 136 7852 4750 7711 11072 174 1324 218 0 269 146
Central Nervous System Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Brain 312 41 0 < 10 0 263 0 0 0 < 10 36 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other/Undefined Central Nervous System 19 18 < 10 0 0 15 < 10 0 0 0 10 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Digestive Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Anal < 10 < 10 < 10 0 0 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Appendix 41 20 < 10 < 10 11 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bile Ducts < 10 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colon And/or Rectal 5523 2533 1841 64 345 2879 1553 0 221 741 1954 2889 277 0 0 25 0 0 0
Esophageal 538 263 215 < 10 < 10 157 135 0 < 10 0 349 342 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Gallbladder 12 < 10 < 10 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liver 748 414 65 20 < 10 22 12 0 < 10 0 625 601 510 < 10 0 0 0 0 143
Other/Undefined Digestive 595 243 236 14 < 10 33 10 0 0 0 < 10 355 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pancreas 836 140 56 11 < 10 254 27 0 < 10 12 181 602 12 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Small Intestine 119 72 31 < 10 11 44 19 0 < 10 0 76 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stomach 466 263 169 10 < 10 150 118 0 < 10 0 287 201 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Female Genital Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Cervical 197 64 < 10 0 < 10 61 < 10 0 < 10 0 157 166 59 0 0 0 < 10 0 0
Other/Undefined Female Genital 509 361 116 33 11 15 < 10 0 < 10 0 261 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ovary 9141 3127 959 489 106 1466 54 450 59 81 1342 7075 2590 1089 5689 0 966 987 141
Peritoneal 29 16 < 10 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 16 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uterine/Endometrium 2092 1473 224 < 10 20 1002 133 0 39 0 1574 1715 561 13 0 0 20 0 0
Vagina < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 < 10 0 0 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vulva 127 53 < 10 0 < 10 51 < 10 0 < 10 0 71 81 < 10 < 10 0 0 < 10 0 0
Haematological Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Hodgkin's Disease 30 14 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Leukemia 1398 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 < 10 68 982 < 10 462 0 0 0 1069 591
Lymphoma 1910 111 10 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 1804 43 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas 538 71 < 10 0 < 10 496 < 10 0 < 10 0 131 59 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other/Undefined Haematological 135 < 10 0 0 0 89 0 0 0 0 107 27 0 15 0 0 0 < 10 21
Head and Neck Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Larynx 37 18 < 10 0 0 18 < 10 0 0 0 21 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lip And Oral Cavity 40 22 13 < 10 0 29 16 0 0 0 10 10 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Nasal Cavity And Sinuses 157 74 16 0 < 10 79 18 0 < 10 0 104 114 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other/Undefined Head And Neck 446 295 61 17 < 10 20 16 0 0 0 228 176 14 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Salivary Glands 35 22 < 10 0 < 10 13 < 10 0 < 10 0 18 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thyroid 585 379 92 12 13 109 41 0 10 0 272 183 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Male Genital Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Prostate 4685 1685 30 18 0 678 253 0 < 10 522 1583 2532 1535 610 659 733 0 0 79
Testis 190 153 24 < 10 < 10 38 14 0 0 0 121 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Musculoskeletal Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Bone 54 26 < 10 < 10 < 10 30 < 10 0 < 10 0 20 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Soft Tissue Sarcoma 494 343 76 13 39 232 41 0 31 0 314 283 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Other/Undefined Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Gross Metastatic Disease 172 128 26 14 < 10 < 10 0 0 < 10 0 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Primary Unknown 125 56 20 < 10 23 47 17 0 16 0 83 75 19 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skin Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Melanoma 491 166 29 < 10 76 132 12 0 38 42 262 179 60 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Non-melanoma 99 59 10 < 10 < 10 51 < 10 0 < 10 0 60 55 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thoracic Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Lung 9775 4158 4195 52 28 5506 3773 232 21 1890 3493 5965 3977 316 252 93 0 0 0
Mesothelioma 20 12 < 10 0 0 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 15 13 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other/Undefined Thoracic < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Urinary Tract Cases Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Tumour Normal Benign Metastatic Whole Blood Buffy Coat Plasma Serum RNA DNA Urine Ascities Cell Lines Other
Bladder 284 100 47 0 < 10 88 33 0 < 10 33 148 198 33 10 0 33 0 0 0
Kidney 1692 1299 839 19 31 956 720 0 28 < 10 879 1087 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0
Renal Pelvis And Ureter < 10 < 10 < 10 0 0 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Urethra 10 < 10 < 10 0 0 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 < 10 < 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grand Total 81493