Source Tissue

In the United States, cancer is second only to cardiovascular disease as a leading cause of death. The need for more effective treatments and novel early detection methods are driving elements in current cancer research. ATCC offers a wide assortment of cancer cell lines from human tissues for in vitro investigation, including breast, prostate, lung, brain, pancreas, and colon.
Neuroblastoma

Brain

ATCC houses an extensive collection of neurological tumors, including schwannoma, neuroblastoma, astrocytoma and glioma cells.
Human breast cancer cell dividing

Breast

ATCC offers a variety of cell lines derived from breast tissue, tumors, and metastases, including the ATCC Breast Cancer Cell Panel.
Human colon cancer cells

Colon

ATCC offers over 50 human colon cancer cell lines and two cell panels that contain cell lines with known mutations in genes associated with colon cancer.
EpiLife Med-8 10x p4d4 7-2-10

Head and Neck

Browse the ATCC collection of cell lines isolated from salivary gland, tongue, hypopharynx and pharynx.
CRL-6509

Kidney

The ATCC holdings include a vast collection of cell lines derived from kidney, representing the normal and diseased tissue of multiple species.
Leukemia

Leukemia

ATCC offers a wide array of cell lines to support the study of multiple forms of leukemia, including both the acute and chronic myelogenous forms.
hepatocyte

Liver

ATCC offers an extensive collection of vertebrate liver cell lines, including a liver cancer cell panel and cells derived from metastatic sites
Lung endothelia Carvalho

Lung

ATCC offers an extensive collection of lung cell lines, including a lung cancer cell panel and human airway epithelial cells
Lung cancer cell

Metastatic Lines

ATCC offers over 100 human cancer cell lines derived from metastatic sites
Lymphocyte

Lymphoma

ATCC offers a wide array of cell-lines to support research on lymphoma, including Hodgkin’s Disease.
Prostate cancer cells

Prostate

ATCC offers 30 prostate-derived cell lines from primary tumors, metastatic sites, and normal tissue.
Cancer cells

Kidney

The ATCC cell biology collection houses human kidney adenocarcinoma and rhabdomyosarcoma cell lines.