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

March 11, 2019

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 11, 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 gastrointestinal malignancies Thursday, March 14, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. The summit will be chaired by Jimmy J. Hwang, M.D., clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina and director of the hematology and medical oncology fellowship at Levine Cancer Institute.

This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. Expert presenters will delve into informative topics facing gastrointestinal specialists, oncologists, nurses and other medical professionals, such as gastric/gastroesophageal junction cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, metastatic colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma. The presenters will also engage in a peer exchange and address audience questions.

Presenters for the summit include the following experts:

  • Jordan D. Berlin, M.D., Ingram professor of cancer research, professor of medicine, associate director of clinical research strategy and director of the phase 1 program, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
  • Kunal C. Kadakia, M.D., FACP, medical oncology, Levine Cancer Institute
  • Derek R. McHaffie, M.D., radiation oncologist, Levine Cancer Institute
  • Mohamed E. Salem, M.D., medical oncology, Levine Cancer Institute
  • J. Stuart Salmon, M.D., hematology and medical oncology, Levine Cancer Institute
  • Dionisios Vrochides, M.D., Ph.D., hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery, Levine Cancer 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@onclive.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, 609-250-4331

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

jpatricolo@mjhassoc.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW JERSEY NORTH CAROLINA

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

SOURCE: OncLive®

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