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BioMed Central: ‘Is cancer preventable?’ – Metabolism, Diet and Disease

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Craig Thompson, Lewis Cantley, Steven McKnight, Michael Bishop and Eugene Fine discuss with other speakers and delegates at the second Metabolism Diet and Disease conference, held in Washington DC in May 2014, whether cancer can be prevented by diet, what the evidence is, and what research on metabolism and cancer has told us so far.

On platform:
Gregory Petsko (Weill Cornell Medical College and Brandeis University, USA)
Steven McKnight (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA)
Craig Thompson (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA)
Lewis C Cantley (Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian, USA)
Eugene Fine (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA)
Michael Bishop (University of California San Francisco, USA)

Questions from the floor
Stephen O’Keefe (University of Pittsburgh Medical School, USA)
Elio Riboli (Imperial College London, UK)
Biplab Dasgupta (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA)

BioMed Central is a STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of over 270 peer-reviewed open access journals that span all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine.