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OncLive® Presents the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on Gastrointestinal Malignancies

October 3, 2018

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 3, 2018--OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on gastrointestinal malignancies. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 5 to 9 p.m. (EDT) at the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel in California. The summit will be co-chaired by experts from the Keck School of Medicine of USC: Anthony Boutros El-Khoueiry, M.D., assistant professor of clinical medicine and the director of clinical translation at the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Heinz-Josef Lenz, M.D., FACP, associate director for clinical research and co-leader of the gastrointestinal (GI) cancers program at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center; professor of medicine and preventive medicine, section head of GI Oncology, division of medical oncology; and co-director of the colorectal center.

Designed for community oncologists interested in the treatment of patients with GI malignancies, this education program will delve into the evolving landscape of metastatic colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, neuroendocrine tumors and hepatocellular tumors. The event will also feature a peer exchange, which will be followed by a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.

Presenters from the Keck School of Medicine of USC include:

Afsaneh Barzi, M.D., assistant professor of clinical medicine and medical director Diana Hanna, M.D., assistant professor of clinical medicine Syma Iqbal, M.D., associate professor of clinical medicine

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 kcollins@curetoday.com.

About OncLive®

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 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.

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CONTACT: OncLive® Media

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SOURCE: OncLive

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