Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT)

Embryonal tumors

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Summary of

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT)

Central nervous system (CNS) atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) is a very rare, fast-growing tumor of the brain and spinal cord. It usually occurs in children aged three years and younger, although it can occur in older children and adults. About half of these tumors form in the cerebellum or brain stem. The cerebellum is the part of the brain that controls movement, balance, and posture. The brainstem controls breathing, heart rate, and the nerves and muscles used in seeing, hearing, walking, talking, and eating. AT/RT may also be found in other parts of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). The WHO 2016 classification indicates Embryonal tumor.

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How many participants are enrolled?

100Participants Enrolled

Available CBTN Biospecimens

participants with flash-frozen tissue available97

participants with flash-frozen tissue available

participants with match blood62

participants with match blood

participants with match parental specimens5

participants with match parental specimens

participants with cerebral spinal fluid8

participants with cerebral spinal fluid

Available CBTN Pre-clinical Models

genomically characterized cell lines with data available11

genomically characterized cell lines with data available

genomically characterized pdx with data available0

genomically characterized pdx with data available

Projects supported by the CBTN

Data projects supported0

Data projects supported

Specimen projects supported6

Specimen projects supported

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How do I get access to the specimens?

To request any of the biospecimens, or pre-clinical model please fill out this form.
Request take approx. 3 months and will require review by the scientific committee and MTA.
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How do I get access to the data?

To access the data please follow these instructions. Need help? Contact us at research@cbtn.org
You can access processed data today here by simply logging in to PedcBioPortal
You can request raw data by completing this form. The review normally takes 1 week. Once approved you can access the raw data by creating cohorts of interest on the Kids First Data Resource Portal and performing analysis on the cloud in Cavatica

Flash frozen tissue is tissue from a surgical procedure where the tissue is frozen instantly in liquid nitrogen to ensure there is no degradation

Tissue in freezing media is tissue from a surgical procedure where the tissue is frozen 1 degree at a time over a 24-hour period to keep the tissue intact and compatible with regrowing the tumor for testing

Matched blood is blood that is collected from the patient in addition to tissue from the tumor. This blood provides researchers a direct comparison between normal and tumor specimens for this specific patient

Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CFS) is fluid taken from the the nervous system that researchers can use to study brain tumors

Paternal and maternal specimens are specimens taken from the biological parents of the subject. These specimens provide researchers with the ability to compare tumor and normal tissue and predispositions