OncLive Presents State of the Science Summit: Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Published: Nov 29, 2017
Nov. 29, 2017 15:33 UTC
The event features oncology experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, announces its latest State of the Science Summit™: Gastrointestinal Malignancies, which will take place at the New York Palace Hotel on Dec. 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The program will be co-chaired by expert oncologists from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, M.D., and Eileen M. O’Reilly, M.D., associate director for Clinical Research, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
This 3.5-hour educational conference is designed to inform oncologists and other medical professionals about recent developments in the field of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. The summit will feature the following expert panelists who will discuss pressing issues related to metastatic colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, innovative radiation techniques in GI and gastric cancers:
- Luis Diaz, M.D., medical oncologist, head of the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology
- David H. Ilson, M.D., Ph.D., medical oncologist
- William Jarnagin, M.D., surgeon, chief of the Hepatopancreatobiliary Service, Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology
- Leonard B. Saltz, M.D., medical oncologist, chief of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, head of the Colorectal Oncology Section
- Christopher Crane, M.D., radiation oncologist, vice chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology
- Diane Reidy-Lagunes, M.D., medical oncologist
State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive® featuring medical experts from across the nation. The summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals across key disciplines, including medical and surgical oncology and hematology, with the goal to discuss current treatment options. The format of these meetings encourages the attendees to engage with the panel and network with other professionals.
A digital platform of resources for practicing oncologists, OncLive.com offers oncology professionals information they can use to help provide the best patient care. OncLive® is the official website for Michael J. Hennessy Associates’ Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive®, Oncology Nursing News®, Oncology Business Management™ and more. Michael J. Hennessy 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.