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 75C to 80C, 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)

) malignant neoplasms (483* tumors)

Organs, tissue Lungs Digestive organs Reproductive organs Urinary organs Skin, connective tissue Mammary gland Hemopoietic, lymphoid tissue
Stomach Jejunum Colon Rectum, rectosigmoid communication Other Kidneys Bladder Melanoma Other
The number of cases 2 58 1 121 65 2 26 48 13 46 45 189 23
The number of cases 2 59 1 122 65 2 27 48 13 46 45 189** 23

Note: * 4 cases of multifocal simultaneous cancer, ** including 4 breast cancers among males.

b) benign tumors, non-tumor tissues

Organs, tissue Digestive organs Reproductive organs Mammary gland Skin, connective tissue Non-tumor tissue Urinary organs
Bone Lymphoid Other
The number of cases 12 151 45 22 19 11 9 10
The number of cases 12 182** 46 22 19 11 9 10

** in 20 cases testicles tissue specimens are stored after amputation due to prostate cancer.

Tissue specimens (storage in freezers at 75C to 80C).

Tissue specimens (storage in freezers at 75o to 80o) Malignant tumors Benign tumors Bones Vessels
Soft tissue pieces Paraffin blocks/slides Soft tissue pieces Paraffin blocks/slides
Tumors 2043 737 1051 218    
Adjacent tissues 2187 66 261 76    
Lymph nodes 622 28 20    
Bone tissue 164  
Blood vessels   40

Medical data.

Occupational diseases (radiation associated) were registered in 42 examined individuals.

  Female Male F+M
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