Human Breast Cancer Biofluid

Type:Biofluids (Blood-derived)Biofluids (Other)
SUBTYPE:GastrointestinalPlasmaSalivaSerumUrineWhole Blood
FORMAT:Fresh (ambient)Fresh (cold)Frozen
APPLICATION & SPECIALITY USES:Biomarker DiscoveryImmuno-oncologyMicrobiomePersonalized Medicine
Keywords:AdenocarcinomaBreastBreast CancerDCISER/PR/HER2 StatusHuman Breast CancerInfiltrative Breast CancerInvasive Breast CancerPlasmaSerumSquamous Cell CarcinomaTNBTriple Negative Breast CancerUrineWhole Blood



With access to both prospective and retrospective biofluid collection, our bank of breast cancer biofluid specimens offers immediate shipment of standard collections or the abilty to collect specimens using research-based custom protocols. Available formats include: Blood-derived (Whole Blood, Plasma, Sera) and Urine. Standard and custom clinical data collection and confirmation ensures proper corresponding staging, treatment and outcome data.

Included Diagnoses

Invasive Breast Cancer [Infiltrative (including all subtypes), Adenocarcinoma (including all subtypes) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (including all subtypes)], Neuroendocrine tumors of the breast, Carcinoma of the breast. For specimens with associated tissue,  ER, PR and HER2 are offered as a standard service for all Breast Cancer tissue samples.  BRCA screening is also available.

Standard Biorepository Collections

Our readily available Blood-derived samples are provided with clinical data that has been collected following a strict and standardized clinical data process. All specimens are reviewed for IRB approval. Some donors are available with associated tissues. For tissues, please visit our ASTERAND Breast Cancer Tissue page.

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Custom Collections

Custom Collections: For more defined requirements, our personalized custom collection service offers biofluids tailored to researchers’ specific needs. Samples can be collected with various coagulants, tailored protocols, specific consent requirements and requisite accompanying clinical information upon request.

For a custom request, please visit our custom product section.

Microbiome Collections

In order to aid researchers exploring the impact of the microbiome, BioIVT offers both clinical and IRB-approved donor site collections for the collection of microbiome related matrices, including stool, urine, earwax, hair, intestinal tissues as well as swabs from nostril, mouth, and skin. To request a microbiome collection quote, please select microbiome in the matrix menu selection under options and include specifics in open text box below.

For more information, please visit our microbiome page.

Features & Benefits

  • Standard collection protocol across all prospective sites
  • Ethical collection of human specimens
  • Blinded IRB and Consent avialable for all specimens collected under IRB approval
  • Clinical data review, including stage confirmation
  • Ability to collect with required coagulation agent
  • High volume collections available

This material should be handled as if capable of transmitting infectious agents. Please use universal precautions. No test method can provide total assurance that Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus, Human Immunodeficiency virus, or other infectious agents are absent. Thus, all blood products that we provide should be handled at the Bio-safety Level 2 as recommended by the CDC/NIH manual “Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, from Potentially Infectious Human Serum or Blood Specimens”.

This product is being sold for research and, or manufacturing purposes only. It is not to be used in humans or animals and further manufacturing that will result in a finished product that contains viable leukocytes is prohibited. For in vitro use only. The user assumes all responsibility for its usage and disposal, in accordance with all regulations.

  • Plasma and Serum samples are evaluated for volume and color (hemolysis)