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Tissue and Data Acquisition and Analysis

About the Tissue and Data Acquisition and Analysis (TDAAC) Shared Resource

TDAAC provides high-quality controlled human tissue samples to investigators, as well as customized services to support biomedical research by investigators.

TDAAC maintains and provides a bank of high-quality patient-derived cancer specimens using best practice collection methodologies, maintains appropriate patient protections and integrates relevant clinical data. Customized tissue collection, consenting and sample processing is available to meet the unique needs of the cancer researcher. In addition, downstream histology and pathology services for research involving human and animal tissue, including tissue microarrays (TMAs), automated immunohistochemistry, multiplex immunofluorescence, multiplex in situ hybridization and quantitative pathology is offered.

Acknowledge the Tissue and Data Acquisition and Analysis Core

All publications that include results, services or products generated by the VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center Shared Resources must include the following acknowledgement in the manuscript:

"Services in support of the research project were generated by the VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center Health Communication and Digital Innovation Shared Resource core, supported, in part, with funding from NIH-NCI Cancer Center Support Grant P30 CA016059."

PubMed Central (PMC) ID numbers are required for those publications that use CCSG-supported shared resources. All of VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center's Shared Resources are supported by the CCSG.

Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation

This Shared Resource is jointly supported by VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation.