Aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of the CCB are to

  • assist biobank development by providing advice and mutual support : Key areas – harmonisation of procedures, assurance of fitness for purpose, public and patient engagement
  • promote networking between biobanks by collaborative development of procedures to facilitate sharing of biosamples and linked data
  • provide news and information pertinent to cancer biobanking.
  • represent the voice of CCB members to funders, including NCRI partners and others
  • provide an interface for researchers to access the collective holdings of member biobanks
  • increase the visibility of research tissue collections.