Cancer Research LIMS

Comprehensive informatics platform to support cancer research labs

All of the functionality needed for cancer research, from data sharing to interdepartmental invoicing

Cancer research is both challenging and rewarding as progress is made in improving detection and treatment of this group of diseases. The highly specialized technicians and scientists in cancer research labs require robust, advanced technology to help them make the most of their resources, including their time, as they seek to understand, prevent, detect, and treat cancers.

The work of cancer research depends on a truly collaborative, compliant, and productive laboratory environment supported by a modern informatics platform. LabVantage LIMS provides cancer researchers with the comprehensive functionality needed to manage vast amounts of specimens, collaborate among core centers of expertise, analyze test results, comply with industry standards, and formulate theories to explore through research. There are built-in workflows for next-gen sequencing scenarios, both for DNA and RNA.

The LIMS contains an embedded electronic lab notebook (ELN), laboratory execution system (LES), and scientific data management system (SDMS) for the day-to-day efficient operation of your labs – no point solutions to knit together. The platform also enables seamless integration of LabVantage Pharm, LabVantage Biobanking, and LabVantage Diagnostics capabilities for efficiently managing and precisely tracking any volume of biospecimens.

Cancer Research organizations can count on LabVantage LIMS for:

  • Robust curation
  • Collaboration and shared data
  • Resource utilization
  • Compliance with industry standards and regulations
  • Streamlined tracking for invoicing, funding

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Why choose LabVantage LIMS for Cancer Research


The platform supports the procurement, quality control, and annotation of collected tissues and samples, following specific Internal Review Board (IRB) approved protocols. The highly flexible system is adaptive and can be personalized for protocol-specific and well-characterized specimens from a biorepository.


Efficient information management leads to knowledge-sharing across varied scientific disciplines and facilities, promotion of research findings, and best use of the valuable biospecimen resources. Investigators can quickly transmit data, reports, and results. Researchers can easily locate and request desired specimens using flexible query methods.


LabVantage LIMS is easily configured for the quick introduction of other platform technologies that might be required for research, such as LabVantage Biobanking, Diagnostic, and Pharma LIMS. For complex scientific experiments and processes, the LIMS also allows labs to turn to advanced data analytics like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), as well as embedded full-feature ELN, LES, and SDMS for operational efficiencies.


LabVantage LIMS, with its Work Assignment and Resource Planning (WAP) module, helps you optimize lab resources by assuring that trained and certified personnel, required and properly calibrated instruments, and necessary consumables are available when needed. The flexible sorting, filtering, and calendar features further maximize use of valuable resources.


LabVantage integrates fully with EMR, EHR, and pathology systems, and meets HL7 standards established for patient care as well as instrument maintenance and analyst certification. Consent management for tissue procurement meets HIPAA requirements, and tissue acquisition and distribution. The platform complies with IRB-approved protocols and CLIA, GLP, GCP, 21 CFR Part 11, and Annex 11.


LabVantage automates tracking of instrument and resource usage, consumables and reagents used, and project completions. This data can be used for internal cost understanding and budgeting or for billing outside organizations for services. Integrating with enterprise accounting systems, LabVantage tracks accounts and funding sources by Principal Investigator, managing services and associated costs to streamline invoicing and payment recognition.

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