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OncLive® to Present State of the Science Summit™ on Breast Cancer

December 5, 2018

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2018--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 the San Antonio Breast Symposium: 2018 SABCS on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza in New York City. Chairs of the summit are Stephen C. Malamud, M.D., associate professor of medicine, hematology and medical oncology, the Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai, and Kevin Kalinsky, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of medicine, division of hematology and oncology, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments for patients with breast cancer. Expert presenters from the Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center will delve into informative topics facing breast cancer specialists, oncologists, nurses and other medical professionals, such as management of HR-positive/HER2-negative early-stage disease and escalation versus de-escalation, updates in metastatic HR-positive/HER2-negative disease, HR-positive case discussions, monitoring response with blood markers in patients with metastatic breast cancer, locally advanced HER2-positive breast cancer, and novel approaches for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. The presenters will also engage in a peer exchange discussion and address audience questions.

Presenters for the summit include the following experts:

Melissa K. Accordino, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of medicine, division of hematology and oncology, NewYork-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Irving Medical Center Paula Klein, M.D., associate professor of medicine, hematology and oncology, the Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai Theresa Shao, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, hematology and oncology, the Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai Meghna Trivedi, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, New York-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Irving Medical 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 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

Alexandra Ventura, 609-716-7777, ext. 121

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

jpatricolo@mjhassoc.com

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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH HOSPITALS ONCOLOGY RESEARCH SCIENCE

SOURCE: OncLive

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