CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on advanced non-small cell lung cancer at Le Meridien Charlotte, North Carolina, on Nov. 15, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The summit will be co-chaired by Edward Kim, M.D., chair, solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics, Donald S. Kim Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research at the Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, and Jared Weiss, M.D., associate professor, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill, clinical research, Thoracic Oncology Program.
This informative and educational summit will delve into the emerging treatments and cancer care strategies for lung cancer. Topics of discussion include biomarkers in NSCLC, biopsies in lung cancer, targeted therapies in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): EGFR, ALK, and others, and immunotherapy in frontline NSCLC. The symposium will feature the following oncology experts:
- Daniel Haggstrom, M.D., medical oncology, hematology, Levine Cancer Institute – Albemarle
- John Heinzerling, M.D., radiation oncologist, Carolinas Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center-University
- Raghava Induru, M.D., medical oncology, hematology, hospice and palliative medicine, Levine Cancer Institute – Albemarle
- Kathryn Mileham, M.D., medical oncology, hematology, Carolinas Healthcare System
State of the Science Summit™ is a leading conference series hosted by OncLive® with medical experts from across the nation. Aiming to discuss the current treatment options, the summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals across key disciplines that range from medical and surgical oncology to hematology.
Registration is free and open to all healthcare professionals, and food and drinks will be served. For more information and to register, visit www.onclive.com/meetings/soss or contact Allison Cooper at ACooper@curetoday.com
A digital platform of resources for practicing oncologists, OncLive.com offers oncology professionals information they can use to help provide the best patient care. OncLive® is the official website for Michael J. Hennessy Associates’ Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive®, Oncology Nursing News®, Oncology Business Management™ and more. Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. is a full-service health care communications company offering education, research, medical media, including curetoday.com and CURE® magazine, the largest U.S. consumer publication focused entirely on cancer. Combining science and humanity to make cancer understandable, CURE® reaches patients, cancer centers and advocacy groups.