Table 1.

Cancer, biospecimen, research focus, and demography, 31 SEER biospecimen articles, 2005 to 2013

AttributeNReferences
Cancer type
 Breast6(9, 23, 24, 27, 32, 37)
 Lymphoma5(11–13, 26, 28)
 Anogenital5(15, 17, 20, 25, 34)
 Colon and rectum4(18, 29, 30, 38)
 Pancreas4(8, 21, 35, 36)
 Liver3(19, 22, 33)
 Oropharynx2(14, 31)
 Lung, prostate2(10, 16 [respectively])
Biospecimen
 FFPE tissues other than arrays19(10–17, 19, 20, 23, 25, 27, 29–31, 34, 37, 38)
 Tissue microarray/multiple tumor arrays11(8, 9, 18, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 32, 35, 36)
Biomarker
 Immunohistochemical staining10(8, 9, 18, 21–23, 30, 32, 35, 36)
 Genetic sequences15(10–17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 31, 34)
 Histopathology markers4(24, 25, 27, 37)
 DNA methylation2(33, 38)
Demographics
 Racial and ethnic distribution15(9, 12–14, 17, 18, 20–22, 24, 26, 35–38)
 Molecular subtype distribution7(9, 11–13, 26, 28, 30)
 Trend projection, subtype distribution2(14, 15)