Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center GI SPORE

For Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's GI SPORE program (funded under P50 CA095103), we developed the Vanderbilt colorectal cancer resection database (cr2db), as well as the polyp study tissue tracking (PSTT) system, and continue to host and maintain these resources. The cr2db consolidates data from more than 1,500 colorectal cancer resections performed at Vanderbilt over the past 20 years. The system integrates clinical and pathological annotation data, along with molecular correlates, and also allows for specimen tracking. PSTT integrates with a separately developed primary database for the GI SPORE’s polyp project, and provides for detailed tracking of slide cutting, storage, and utilization from polyp FFPE blocks, as well as tissue microarray (TMA) blocks with polyp specimens.

For more about the GI SPORE's activities and achievements, visit its website.