What’s the biggest roadblock to curing cancer? According to a think tank convened in 2002, a shortage of high-quality human tumor and tissue samples is the top barrier to progress in cancer research.
Markers are a major focus of prostate cancer research and without adequate tissue samples researchers are hindered.
As we do educational programs we will help move prostate cancer research forward if we include information about tissue donation. CR magazine has an article that you can read to learn more. All is not perfect and this article highlights the pros and cons.