NEEDLE BIOPSY PRESERVATION AND PREPARATION FOR RAPID 3D PATHOLOGY OF PANCREAS


Year of Award:
2014
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA186791
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-13-003
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
SEIBEL, ERIC J
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
There are over three million needle biopsies performed every year in the USA, typically for the diagnosis of breast, prostate, thyroid, lung, liver, and pancreatic cancers. Because needle biopsies are less invasive than surgical biopsies, they are much mo