CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 5, 2018--OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ that will discuss novel treatment strategies from the field of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) on April 12 at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Times Square at 5:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by Alexander Drilon M.D., clinical director, early drug development service, Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center.

This one-day educational event is designed for all oncology healthcare professionals to impel new thinking in cancer management. The program will discuss the state-of-the-at treatment strategies to enhance patient care. The esteemed faculty members will discuss pressing issues including, biomarkers of response in immune therapy, emerging targetable genes, recent advancements in chemotherapy. The presenters will also lead a robust peer-exchange discussion.

Presenters from MSK for this event are:

  • Matthew Hellmann M.D., medical oncologist
  • Mark Kris, M.D., medical oncologist, William and Joy Ruane Chair in Thoracic Oncology
  • Paul Paik M.D., clinical director, thoracic oncology service
  • Charles Rudin M.D., Ph.D., chief, Thoracic Oncology Service; Co-director, Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research, Sylvia Hassenfeld Chair in Lung Cancer Research.
  • Helena Yu M.D., medical oncologist

State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive ® featuring medical experts from across the nation. Aiming to discuss current treatment options, each summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals from across key disciplines that range 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 www.onclive.com/meetings/soss or contact Allison Cooper at ACooper@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 MJH Associates’ Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive®, Oncology Nursing News® and more. MJH Associates 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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