CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information for oncology professional, announces the State of the Science Summit™: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Nov. 2, at 5:30 p.m. at JW Marriott Houston Downtown in Houston, Texas. The conference will be chaired by George Simon, M.D., FACP, FCCP, department of thoracic head and neck medical oncology, division of cancer medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
This three-and-a-half-hour educational summit offers discussions from industry leaders and focuses on pressing topics surrounding lung cancer. The program chair will be joined by expert faculty, who will discuss topics including testing algorithms for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), current paradigms for treatment selection for advanced squamous cell carcinomas, targeting EGFR, and treatment for metastatic adenocarcinomas of the lung. Among the participating faculty from MD Anderson:
- Vincent K. Lam, M.D., assistant professor, thoracic head and neck medical oncology
- Ferdinandos Skoulidis M.D., assistant professor, thoracic head and neck medical oncology
- Frank Mott, M.D., associate professor, department of thoracic/head and neck medical oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine
- George Blumenschein, M.D., professor of medicine, department of thoracic/head and neck medical oncology
State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive® with medical experts from across the nation. Aiming to discuss current treatment options, the summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and healthcare professionals across key disciplines, including medical and surgical oncology and hematology. The format of these meetings encourages the attendees to engage with the panel and network with other professionals.
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 and 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.