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How You Can Help Medical Research: Donating Your Blood, Tissue, and Other Samples

How You Can Help Medical Research: Donating Your Blood, Tissue, and Other Samples covers the importance of tissue donation for advancing medical research.

This booklet:

  • Explains what tissue samples are
  • Explains why it’s important for people to donate tissue
  • Discusses how and where to donate
  • Responds to many common questions and concerns

By understanding all that is involved in tissue donation, this booklet can help you talk with your doctor and loved ones and make a decision that works for you. 

This booklet was printed in August 2012.