ULTRASOUND-ACCELERATED TISSUE FORMALIN FIXATION AND PARAFFIN EMBEDDING


Year of Award:
2006
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA091166
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-06-004
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
CHU, WEI-SING
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
AMERICAN REGISTRY OF PATHOLOGY, INC.
The first crucial step in cancer management is to assure timely and accurate pathological diagnoses. Formalin fixation and paraffin embedding (FFPE) has been a standard tissue preservation method employed in over 90% cases for clinical histology diagnosis