CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncLive®, the nation’s leading multimedia resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to offer the best patient care, is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Giants of Cancer Care® recognition program, which honors oncology professionals who have been chosen by their peers for their remarkable achievements in research and clinical practice.
“We are once again excited to be accepting nominations for the annual Giants of Cancer Care® awards program,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Life Sciences, parent company of OncLive®. “Each year, we honor oncology leaders who truly make a significant impact in cancer research, patient care, and clinical practice.”
The 2020 class will be honored at the eighth annual Giants of Cancer Care® Awards Ceremony on May 28 at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. Members of the Giants of Cancer Care® steering committee will select semifinalists from the list of hundreds of nominations. Afterward, a selection committee comprising an exclusive group of 113 oncology experts will vote to determine the 2020 inductees. Nominators can also enter for a chance to win a trip to the reception, including round-trip airfare and a one-night stay at a hotel in Chicago.
Over its lifetime, the Giants of Cancer Care® program has grown immensely. In total, there have been 98 inductees in 21 different categories. In the last 2 years, the number of nominations more than doubled from 301 to 621. The selection committee began with only 29 members and has now grown to 113 distinguished oncology professionals.
You can nominate as many oncologists as you would like; domestic and international will be accepted. Click here to submit a nomination. The nomination deadline is February 29, 2020.
Supporters of the program are Athenex, Incyte, Lilly, Ipsen and Mylan.
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 Life Sciences, Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive®, Oncology Nursing News® and more. MJH 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.
About Giants of Cancer Care®
Giants of Cancer Care® celebrates the achievements of leading researchers and educators whose discoveries have helped propel the field of oncology and established the building blocks for future advances. Every year, a selection committee of 113 eminent oncologists, researchers, and clinicians chooses honorees from several different tumor types and specialty categories.