OncLive, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host its latest State of the Science Summit„¢ on breast cancer. The event will take place on Wednesday Nov. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis Park Place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The summit will feature the following co-chairs from the Mayo Clinic: Judy C. Boughey, M.D., chair, division of surgery research, and Matthew P. Goetz, M.D., co-principal investigator, Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence.
The summit is designed for community oncologists, fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, researchers, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of breast cancer. It will discuss triple-negative breast cancer: new insights into the biology and emerging drug therapies; HER2-positive breast cancer in the curative setting; CDK4/6 inhibitors; HR-positive breast cancer: current insights and future decisions; surgical management of the axilla in patients with node positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant therapy; protein beam radiation for breast cancer and current approaches for patients with lymphedema in 2018. The event will also feature a peer exchange, followed by a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.
Presenters from the Mayo Clinic include the following:
- Kimberly S. Corbin, M.D., radiation oncologist
- Roberto A. Leon Ferre, M.D., oncologist
- Oscar J. Manrique, M.D., plastic surgeon
- Ciara OSullivan, M.B., B.CH., family physician
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.
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Registration is free and open to all health care professionals, and food and beverages will be served. For more information and to register, visit 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.