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Providing Your Tissue for Research: What You Need To Know

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This booklet is for people who are thinking about donating their tissue to medical research.

This booklet explains:

  • What tissue is and why it is important for medical research
  • How tissue is collected and used
  • How your privacy is protected
  • The risks involved in donating your tissue

By donating your tissue, you can help researchers find new ways to prevent and treat diseases. This booklet can help you understand what’s involved when making this decision.

The information in this booklet was last updated in December 2005.