Repository of surgical/biopsy tissues
Surgical and biopsy biological material has been collected since 2000. All techniques of biological material treatment, specimens storage and DNA extraction comply with standard protocols used by accredited laboratories.
Biological material of surgical and biopsy tissues include specimens of tumor and non-tumor tissues obtained immediately after surgery or biopsy and placed in liquid nitrogen. Soft tissues specimens are stored in freezers at –75°C to –80°C, as well as in form of paraffin blocks and slides.
Breakdown of the Mayak PA workers-RHTR registrants by plant.
Breakdown of the Mayak PA workers and unexposed Ozersk residents by gender.
Information about tumor and non-tumor tissues (number of cases/tumors)
à) malignant neoplasms (483* tumors)
Note: * – 4 cases of multifocal simultaneous cancer, ** – including 4 breast cancers among males.
b) benign tumors, non-tumor tissues
** in 20 cases testicles tissue specimens are stored after amputation due to prostate cancer.
Tissue specimens (storage in freezers at –75°C to –80°C).
Occupational diseases (radiation associated) were registered in 42 examined individuals.
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