OncLive, the nations 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 breast cancer Wednesday, March 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the JW Marriott Chicago in Illinois. The summit will be chaired by Ruta D. Rao, M.D., associate professor of medical oncology, Rush University Medical Center.
This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments for patients with hematologic malignancies. Expert presenters will delve into informative topics facing breast cancer specialists, oncologists, nurses and other medical professionals, such as management of hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative early-stage disease; updates in metastatic hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer; and novel approaches for HER2-positive and metastatic triple-negative breast cancers. Presenters will also offer San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium updates, engage in peer exchanges and address audience questions.
Presenters for the summit include the following experts:
- Melody A. Cobleigh, M.D., professor of medical oncology, Rush University Medical Center
- Kristin Richardson, M.D., preventive medicine physician, Rush University Medical Center
- April T. Swoboda, M.D., assistant professor of internal medicine, division of hematology, oncology and cell therapy, Rush Medical College
Hosted by OncLive, State of the Science Summit„¢ is a premier conference series 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 [email protected].
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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