CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on recent advances in the management of lung cancer. The summit will take place on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Westin Georgetown in Washington, D.C. Chairs of the summit include Julie R. Brahmer, M.D., M.Sc., co-director, upper aerodigestive department, Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy; director, thoracic oncology program, professor of oncology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University; Benjamin P. Levy, M.D., thoracic medical oncologist and the clinical director of medical oncology, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, assistant professor of oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Stephen Liu, M.D., medical oncologist, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Designed for community oncologists, fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, researchers, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of patient’s lung cancer, this summit will discuss optimal strategies for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) molecular interrogation, targeted therapy, emerging targetable biomarkers, updates in immunotherapy in advanced NSCLC, and future immuno-oncology strategies. The event will also feature a peer exchange, which will be followed by a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.
Speakers for the program are as follows:
- Alexander Drilon, M.D., medical oncologist, clinical director, early drug development service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
- Patrick Forde, M.B.B.Ch., assistant professor of oncology, Johns Hopkins University
- Christine L. Hann, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of oncology, Johns Hopkins University
- Chul Kim, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Deepa Subramaniam, M.D., director, multidisciplinary thoracic oncology clinic, director of the Brain Tumor Center, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.