CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on May 10 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Detroit Novi, in Novi, Michigan. This summit will focus on scientific and clinical advancements in breast cancer.
Chaired by Lisa Newman, M.D., M.P.H., the director of the breast oncology program at Henry Ford Cancer Institute, in Detroit, this educational event will feature breast cancer experts from the Michigan region. The presenters will discuss topics including advances in genetic testing for breast cancer, advances in breast cancer stem cell research, advances in radiation therapy for breast cancer hypofractionated scheduling, and advances in management of anti-HER2/neu-positive breast cancer. Presenters will also delve into a discussion on targeted axillary surgery for node-positive breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
The program also features a robust peer exchange, which provides an opportunity for the presenters to address audience questions. Presenters for the summit include:
- Haythem Ali, M.D., medical oncologist, Henry Ford Cancer Institute
- Komal Jhaveri, M.D., medical oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York
- Michael Simon, M.D., medical oncologist, DMC Harper University Hospital
- Eleanor Walker, M.D., senior staff physician, Henry Ford Cancer Institute, division director, breast services in the department of radiation oncology
- Max Wicha, M.D., medical oncologist, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
The State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive® that features medical experts from across the nation. Aiming to discuss current treatment options, each summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals from across key disciplines, ranging 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 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 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.