CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 21, 2018--OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on the treatment of hematologic malignancies. This event will take place on Tuesday, August 28, from 5-9 p.m. at the Hilton Tampa Downtown in Tampa, Florida. The summit will be chaired by Rami Komrokji, M.D., hematology certified, vice chair, malignant hematology department, lead clinical investigator, MDS Program, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Esteemed presenters from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute will discuss the latest information about the treatment of hematologic malignancies. They will also share updates from the 2018 Annual Oncology Meeting about follicular lymphoma, treatment of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma and relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. The event will also feature a peer exchange discussion, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

Presenters from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute include:

Rachid Baz, M.D., certified hematologist/medical oncologist, myeloma section head/section head, department of malignant hematology Celeste Bello, M.D., certified hematologist/medical oncologist Julio C. Chavez, M.D., certified medical oncologist/internal medicine Andrew T. Kuykendall, M.D., specialist in internal medicine Frederick Locke, M.D., certified medical oncologist leader, immune cell therapy (ICE-T) initiative Javier Pinilla-Ibarz, M.D., Ph.D., lead, chronic leukemia program, director, immunotherapy, malignant hematology division associate professor, department of Oncologic Sciences Bijal D. Shah, M.D., certified hematologist/medical oncologist Kenneth H. Shain, M.D., Ph.D., certified medical oncologist, assistant professor, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine Kendra Sweet, M.D., certified medical oncologist

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 from 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 or contact Kayla Collins at

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