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Specimen Reference Sets

Documentation, EDRN guidelines, and application forms for specimen reference sets

General Documents for Reference Sets

EDRN Guidelines

Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets

Ovarian & Breast Cancer Reference Sets

Biomarker Reference Sets for Cancers in Women (BRSCW) (PDF)
Description of pooled reference sets for ovarian and breast cancer serum specimens
BRSCW Application Form

Breast Cancer Reference Set

Breast Reference Set Summary (PDF)

Breast Reference Set Protocol (PDF)

Breast Reference Set Participant and Clinical Forms (PDF)

Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets

Lung Cancer Reference Sets

Lung Cancer Reference Set Documentation (PDF)
The goal of the NCI/EDRN/SPORE Lung Cancer Biomarkers Group (LCBG) is to develop the requisite sample resources to pre-validate serum/plasma biomarkers for the early diagnosis of lung cancer.
Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets

Colon Cancer Reference Set

Colon Cancer Reference Set Description (PDF)

Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets

 

Prostate Cancer Reference Set

Prostate Cancer Reference Set Description (PDF)
One of the goals of the EDRN Genitourinary (GU) Collaborative Group is the establishment of a biologic sample set on men prior to prostate biopsy, in association with clinical information and common data elements appropriate for evaluation of risk and prognosis of prostate cancer.
Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets

Liver (Hepatocellular Carcinoma) Reference Set

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Reference Set Description (PDF)
Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets

EDRN Benign Breast Disease Tissue Resource(BBD)

BBD Reference Set Application (PDF)

BBD Reference Set Summary Document (PDF)

SOP For Selection of Benign Breast Disease Project

Pancreatic Standard Specimen Reference Set

Pancreatic Cancer Reference Set Access Information (PDF)
Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets

PCA3 Validation Study and Urinary Reference Set

Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets

Bladder Cancer (MSA)Reference Set

Application Form for EDRN Reference Sets
Announcement 04/26/2017

A new funding opportunity associated with the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot Initiative, Integration and Validation of Emerging Technologies to Accelerate Cancer Research, has been released and is due May 10, 2017. Click here for more information.

Announcement 03/14/2017

Thank you to everyone who made the March 2017 EDRN Steering Committee Meeting a success. The next EDRN Steering Committee Meeting will be on September 12-14, 2017, in Seattle, WA.

EDRN Founder Honored

Dr. Sudhir Srivastava was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the American Pancreatic Association at the group's annual meeting this year, for his outstanding commitment to pancreatology.