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 breast cancer at 5 p.m. (CDT) July 11 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston — Greenway Plaza. The meeting will be co-chaired by Debu Tripathy, M.D., professor and chairman of breast medical oncology in the division of cancer medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston; and Matthew J. Ellis, M.D., professor of medicine and oncology, director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Cancer Center and associate director of precision medicine at the Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
This educational meeting will explore the latest developments in clinical and scientific research in breast cancer. Expert presenters will discuss important topics including optimal duration of endocrine therapy, treatment of premenopausal women and ongoing studies in early stage disease. This discussion will be followed by a stimulating peer exchange panel discussion and a question-and-answer session. Speakers will include:
- Banu Arun, M.D., professor, department of breast medical oncology, division of cancer medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
- Rashmi K. Murthy, M.D., MBE, assistant professor, department of breast medical oncology, division of cancer medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
- Maryam Nemati Shafaee, M.D., assistant professor, Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, Baylor College of Medicine.
- Wendy Woodward, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chief of the clinical breast radiotherapy service, department of radiation oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
The State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive® that features medical experts from across the nation to discuss novel treatment options, novel treatment and latest science and research in cancer management. Each summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals from across key disciplines, 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 https://www.onclive.com/meetings/soss or contact Kayla Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the MJH Associates Inc. 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.