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OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™ on Breast Cancer

January 4, 2019

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 4, 2019--OncLive ®, the nation’s leading digital resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to provide the best patient care, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on breast cancer updates from recent medical conferences on Monday, Jan. 14, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Millennium Maxwell House Nashville in Tennessee. The summit will be chaired by Erika Hamilton, M.D., director of the breast and gynecologic cancer research program at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute.

This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments for patients with breast cancer. Expert presenters will delve into informative topics facing breast cancer specialists, oncologists, nurses and other medical professionals such as recent breast cancer conference updates, management of hormone receptor-positive/HER2-negative early-stage disease escalation and de-escalation, updates in metastatic hormone receptor-positive/HER2-negative disease, and novel approaches to HER2-positive breast cancer and metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. The presenters will also engage in a peer-exchange discussion and address audience questions.

Presenters for the summit include:

Howard A. Burris, M.D., FACP, FASCO, president and chief medical officer, Sarah Cannon Research Institute. Neelima Denduluri, M.D., medical oncologist, Virginia Cancer Specialists. Stephanie L. Graff, M.D., director, breast program, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute HCA Midwest Health, and associate director, breast cancer research program, Sarah Cannon Research Institute. Komal Jhaveri, M.D., FACP, medical oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Denise A. Yardley, M.D., senior investigator, breast cancer research program, Sarah Cannon Research Institute.

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

Theresa Burek, 609-716-7777, ext. 811

tburek@mjhassoc.comJohn Patricolo, 609-325-4630

jpatricolo@mjhassoc.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW JERSEY TENNESSEE

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PRACTICE MANAGEMENT HEALTH ONCOLOGY RADIOLOGY OTHER HEALTH RESEARCH OTHER SCIENCE SCIENCE

SOURCE: OncLive®

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