WELCOME TO BCBA

Brain Cancer Biobanking Australia (BCBA) is a virtual biobank hub established to provide researchers easy access to the amount, quality and type of tissue and associated data they need to accelerate both paediatric and adult translational brain cancer research.

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News

  • COVID-19 Information and Guidelines

    April 2020

    In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Cancer Australia has launched a dedicated hub to provide health professionals and researchers with up-to-date, evidence-based resources and guidance from Australian and international organisations. 

    Interim guidelines for the handling and processing of biospecimens associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 have been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA).  

  • Bike Ride for Brain Cancer - Postponed to March 2021

    March 2020

    The 2020 Bike Ride for Brain Cancer has been postponed until 19 - 20 March 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We are very grateful to our sponsors, riders and donors for maintaining their support and wish everyone well.

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Events

  • Bike Ride for Brain Cancer

    19th - 20th March 2021

    BCBA’s fundraising arm, the Brain Cancer Collective, will now hold its annual 2 day 240km Bike Ride for Brain Cancer on 19th and 20th March in 2021. The riders will regroup for the boutique event that takes a scenic route from Sydney to the Hunter Valley and finishes with a long lunch in the beautiful grounds of Calais Estate Winery. We hope that you will support our efforts to advance brain cancer research by visiting our website and supporting a rider or making a donation.