XBTC - Xarxa de Bancs de Tumors de Catalunya

The Xarxa de Bancs de Tumors de Catalunya (XBTC) meets all current ethics and legal standards and provides samples collected in accordance with applicable Spanish and international laws:

  • BOE num. 274 of 15/11/2002. Law 41/2002, of 14 November, regulating the autonomy of patients and their rights and obligations in relation to clinical information and documentation.

  • BOE num. 159 of 4/7/2007. Law 14/2007, of 3 July, on biomedical research.

  • BOE num. 290 of 2/12/2011. Royal Decree 1716/2011, of 18 November, establishing the basic requirements of authorisation and functioning of biobanks for biomedical research and the management of human biological samples, and regulating the functioning and organisation of the National Registry of Biobanks for biomedical research.

  • BOE num. 177 of 25/7/2013. Order ECC/1404/2013, of 28 June, amending the annex to Royal Decree 1716/2011, of 18 November.

  • DOGC num. 6482 de 17/10/2013. Decret 234/2013, of 15 October, which regulates authorisation of the constitution and operation of biobanks for biomedical research in Catalonia and the Xarxa Catalana de Biobancs.

  • BOE num. 307 of 24/12/2015. Royal Decree 1090/2015, of 4 December, regulating clinical trials with medicinal products, Ethics Committees for Investigation with medicinal products and the Spanish Clinical Studies Registry.

  • DO L 119 of 4/5/2016. Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).

  • BOE num. 294 of 6/12/2018. Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on Personal Data Protection and digital rights guarantee.