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, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5-9 p.m. at the Omni William Penn Hotel, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The chair for the summit will be Antoinette Wozniak, M.D., FACP, FASCO, medical oncologist, associate director of clinical research and co-director of the lung program at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
This interactive and educational meeting will analyze and discuss novel treatments for patients with NSCLC. The expert presenters will explore a wide variety of informative topics surrounding NSCLC, such as the new standard of care for stage 3 NSCLC in the era of immunotherapy, new immunotherapy combinations for stage 4 squamous and nonsquamous NSCLC, optimal tyrosine kinase inhibitors in epidermal growth factor receptor-positive NSCLC, the role of chemotherapy for treatment of progressive disease, emerging biomarkers in NSCLC and anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive, ROS1-positive NSCLC frontline approaches. The presenters will also engage in a peer exchange and address audience questions.
The presenters for the summit include the following:
- Hossein Borghaei, D.O., M.S., chief, division of thoracic medical oncology; professor, department of hematology/oncology; and co-director, immune monitoring facility, Fox Chase Cancer Center
- Timothy F. Burns, M.D., Ph.D., medical oncologist, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
- James G. Herman, M.D., medical oncologist and co-leader, lung cancer program, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
- Liza C. Villaruz, M.D., medical oncologist and hematologist, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive® that features medical experts from across the nation discussing treatment options. Each summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals 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® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in the U.S. dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.