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 Thursday, April 18, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Langham Huntington in Pasadena, California. The summit will be co-chaired by Laura Kruper, M.D., MS, director of the womens center; chief of the breast surgery service; associate professor in the division of surgery oncology, department of surgery; and a breast surgeon at City of Hope, and Joanne Mortimer, M.D., associate director for education and training at the comprehensive cancer center, Baum Family professor in womens cancers, vice chair of and professor in the department of medical oncology and therapeutics research, and director of womens cancer programs at City of Hope.
This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments for patients with breast cancer. 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 metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, management of the axilla, the role of radiations in early breast cancer and novel approaches to HER2-positive breast cancer. The presenters will also engage in a peer exchange and address audience questions.
Presenters for the summit include the following experts from City of Hope:
- Scott Glaser, M.D., assistant clinical professor, department of radiation oncology; radiation oncologist
- Sayeh Lavasani, M.D., MS, assistant clinical professor, department of medical oncology and therapeutics research; medical oncologist
- Daphne B. Stewart, M.D., assistant clinical professor, department of medical oncology and therapeutics research; medical oncologist
- James R. Waisman, M.D., medical director, Duarte Clinics; clinical professor, department of medical oncology and therapeutics research; medical oncologist
- Yuan Yuan, M.D., PhD, assistant clinical professor, department of medical oncology and therapeutics research; 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 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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