CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncLive®, the leading provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on advanced non-small cell lung cancer on April 26 at the Sheraton La Jolla Hotel in La Jolla, California. The event will be chaired by Lyudmila Bazhenova, M.D., medical oncologist, professor of medicine, University of California, San Diego Health.
This brief educational program offers the latest scientific and clinical data to oncology professionals. Featured presenters will discuss pressing issues including management of epidermal growth factor reception (EFGR) mutant lung cancer, progress in less common oncogenic drivers, immunotherapy for locally advanced and metastatic lung cancer and other targets in lung cancer (ROS1, BRAF genes). The expert presenters will also highlight the emerging concepts in small cell lung cancer and feature two peer exchange panel discussions.
The presenters for the event include:
- Kate Gold, M.D., medical oncologist, associate professor of medicine, University of California, San Diego Health
- Sai-Hong Ou, M.D., professor of hematology/ oncology, department of medicine, University of California, Irvine Health
- Sandip Patel, M.D., medical oncologist, assistant professor of medicine, University of California, San Diego Health
- Jim Urbanic, M.D., radiation oncologist, associate professor of radiation medicine and applied sciences, University of California, San Diego Health
State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive® that feature medical professionals from across the nation. To discuss current treatment options, each summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals from across key disciplines that range from medical and surgical oncology to hematology.
Registration is free and open to all health care professionals, and food and beverages will be served. For more information and to register, visit http://www.onclive.com/meetings/soss or contact Allison Cooper at ACooper@curetoday.com.
A digital platform of resources for practicing oncologists, OncLive® offers oncology professionals information they can use to help provide the best patient care. OncLive.com is the official website for MJH Associates’ Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive®, Oncology Nursing News® and more. MJH 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.