OncLive® to Host State of the Science Summit™ on Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

October 5, 2018

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 5, 2018--OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, presents the latest State of the Science Summit™ on advanced non-small cell lung cancer on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 5 to 9 p.m. (EST) at The Grand Summit Hotel in Summit, New Jersey. The summit will be co-chaired by experts from the Atlantic Health System Cancer Care: Missak Haigentz, M.D., medical director of Atlantic hematology and oncology for Atlantic Medical Group and chief of hematology and oncology at Morristown Medical Center, and Mark D. Widmann, M.D., chief of thoracic surgery at Morristown Medical Center.

Designed for community oncologists fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, researchers and other health care professionals interested in advanced non-small lung cancer (NSCLC), this education program delves into early-stage lung cancer, approaches to locoregionally advanced NSCLC, updates in EGFR-positive NSCLC, emerging biomarkers in NSCLC, updates in ALK-positive NSCLC, advances in small cell lung cancer, new data surrounding immunotherapy combinations and updates in squamous NSCLC. The event will also feature a peer exchange, which will be followed by a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.

Featured presenters for the event are as follows:

Ramsey N. Asmar, M.D., oncologist, department of hematology, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care Hossein Borghaei, D.O., M.S., chief, division of thoracic medical oncology, associate professor, department of hematology/oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center Balazs Halmos, M.D., M.S., director, thoracic oncology and clinical cancer genomics, Montefiore Medical Center Neil Morganstein, M.D., chair, leukemia/lymphoma panel, assistant medical director of the cancer center, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care Federico A. Steiner, M.D., thoracic and cardiac surgeon, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care

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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