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The 5th Annual LabRoots Cancer Research & Oncology Virtual Conference is this week. Be sure not to miss viewing all speakers on demand any time. With topics such as Computational Oncology, Data and Bioinformatics, Organ Systems & Oncogenes, Urologic Oncology, KRas-driven cancers, Circulating Tumor Cells, Therapeutics and Anti-cancer Drug Discovery, Traditional vs novel therapeutics, Screening...

For four years running, the LabRoots Cancer Research and Oncology virtual conference has been a premier event for the cancer community as well as a successful collaboration venue. Welcome to the 5th Annual LabRoots Cancer Research & Oncology Virtual Conference! The conference will take place October 11-12, 2017. LabRoots invites research professionals, scientists, and clinicians to...

LabRoots is excited to participate in the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, held in Washington D.C. April 1-5. Given the political climate, Washington D.C. will be an interesting visit this year. AACR is sure to produce a welcoming and eventful conference for all involved. The theme for this year’s conference is “Research Propelling Cancer...

With the Genetics and Genomics 2016 virtual conference now on demand, we are extending the genetics conversation into this month with a new infographic. Epigenetics has been in the news quite a bit lately as researchers have been able to learn more about its process and influences. It turns out that epigenetics is an ever-changing...

LabRoots is excited to participate in the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting taking place next week in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference theme this year will be "Delivering Cures Through Cancer Science," showcasing the bond between cancer research and patient care. Presentations include new data from leading clinical trials in addition to companion...

Wherever you look, they’re there: Malassezia yeasts. The lipid-dependent fungi are lurking, colonizing the skin on people, warm-blooded animals—as far afield as the recesses of the ocean, in deep-sea vents—and in places far and wide in between. In our skin, the Malassezia disintegrates the fats and uses them for fuel. Researchers examine the possibility that harmful...

Researchers from the Salk Institute, La Jolla, Calif, have found that a manmade derivative of vitamin D caved-in the seemingly impervious wall of cells barricading pancreatic tumors, cleaving a gap in which to pump cancer-fighting drugs. The findings, from animal studies, have led to human trials. The dismal five-year survival rate for this type of cancer—lowest among...

Put the ketchup down and step away from that burger. As reported in Science Daily, a new study that tracked a large sample of adults for nearly two decades found that eating a diet rich in animal proteins during middle age makes you four times more likely to die of cancer than someone with a...

Medicine that is already used to treat cancer patients has been shown effective at preventing the development of type 1 diabetes, while also protecting insulin-producing cells from being destroyed. Findings from the study performed by researchers from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen were published in the distinguished science...