UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

CCSG Acknowledgement

Required CCSG Acknowledgement

The NCI requires that publications acknowledge the Hillman CCSG support, and they are tracking compliance. If a Hillman CCSG-supported Shared Resource provided data used in your publication, please include the following statement in the acknowledgment section of your publication(s):

"This project used the Hillman [insert name(s) of shared resource(s)] that [is/are] supported in part by award P30CA047904."

Shared Resource Directors: Please make sure to include this statement on all of your order forms, contracts, etc. as a reminder to your users to acknowledge the Hillman CCSG support.


Tissue and Research Pathology Services (TARPS) provides central support for UPMC Hillman Cancer Center research programs needing tissue materials from patients seen at UPMC. The main objectives of TARPS are:

  1. To provide a mechanism to simplify and streamline the process of research tissue accrual and disbursement
  2. To provide efficient research pathology support services

Services provided by TARPS include:

Tissue Procurement Honest Broker Research Histology Tissue Microarray