Komen Tissue Bank

Thinking, sharing, understanding NORMAL: The Komen Tissue Bank

The Komen Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only normal breast tissue biorepository of its kind in the world.

Cancer researchers use this tissue to characterize the molecular and genetic basis of normal breast development and compare it to the different types of breast cancer.

Donate Your Healthy Breast Tissue

I continue to be awed and inspired by the women who willingly give a piece of themselves for breast cancer research.

Dr. Anna Maria Storniolo — Co-founder and emeritus executive director, Komen Tissue Bank

Ready to learn more?

If you’re interested in donating tissue or other samples, talk to your physician and complete and submit the consent form—a coordinator will follow up.

If you have questions, contact Jill Henry at jihenry@iupui.edu or 317-278-2829.


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