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Policies, Procedures & Guidance

The REB provides its policies, standard operating procedures and guidance documents.

NOTE:  The BC Cancer REB is a UBC affiliated REB and complies with many of their guidelines, policies and procedures (see UBC Policies & SOPs); and specifically, aligns with the UBC Clinical Research Ethics Board (CREB).  However, some guidelines, policies and procedures for the UBC BC Cancer REB may differ slightly. It is the responsibility of the Investigator to familiarize themselves with these policies, procedures, and guidelines, as well as ensure compliance with all relevant and applicable regulations (e.g., TCPS2 2014, FDA Regulations, etc.)

Guidelines, Policies, & SOPs Effective Date or
Date of Last Update
HC Special Access Program and REB Review.pdf
​September 2019
BC Cancer REB Guidance for Chart Reviews.August 2019.pdf
August 2019
BC Cancer REB Student Research Guidance.pdf

BC Cancer REB Student Research Flow Chart.pdf
May 2019
BC Cancer REB Policy - Use of Third Party Search Companies:  Third Party Search Companies.2019.pdf
February 26, 2019
UBC Clinical Research Ethics Board (CREB) General Guidance Notes - see UBC website: UBC CREB Guidance Notes
UBC Behavioural Ethics Board (BREB) General Guidance Notes - see UBC website: UBC BREB Guidance Notes
Interim guidance on Incidental Findings in Genetic and Genomic Research
April 14, 2015
Guidance Notes for Research Involving Human Biological Materials
May 2016
UBC REBs Guidance on Harmonized Studies
December 8, 2014
UBC REBs Guidance Notes on Radiation ExposureMay 2012 (Draft)
Combined Phase I/II Guidelines
BCC REB Guidelines for Combined Phase I and II Clinical Trials. May 2018.pdf
May 2018

UBC Policy on Mandatory Tissue Banking

BC Cancer REB Guidance for Biobanks  

September 15, 2015

February 10, 2012


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