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OncLive® to Host State of the Science Summit™ on Multiple Myeloma

November 13, 2018

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 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 present its latest State of the Science Summit™ on diagnosis, management, and treatment of multiple myeloma. on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5 to 9 p.m. at The Maxwell in New York City. The summit will be co-chaired by medical experts from the Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai: Ajai Chari, M.D., associate professor of medicine, director of clinical research of the Multiple Myeloma Program and associate director of clinical research, Mount Sinai Cancer Clinical Trails Office; and Sundar Jagannath, M.D., MBBS, director of the Multiple Myeloma Program and professor of medicine (hematology and medical oncology).

This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments for multiple myeloma . Expert presenters from the Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai will delve into informative topics facing multiple myeloma specialists, oncologist, nurses and other medical professionals such as treatment approaches for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma, updates in transplant, minimal residual disease and maintenance, improving outcomes for relapsed/refractory disease, novel therapies, chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy, immunotherapy and a case presentation on relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. The presenters will also engage in a peer exchange discussion and address audience questions.

Presenters from the Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai will include:

Hearn Jay Cho, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine, hematology and medical oncology. Deepu Madduri, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, hematology, medical oncology and urology. Samir Parekh, MBBS, associate professor of medicine, hematology, medical oncology and oncological sciences.

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

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW JERSEY NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH HOSPITALS ONCOLOGY RESEARCH OTHER SCIENCE SCIENCE GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: OncLive

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