OncLive® to Present State of the Science Summit™ on Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer


CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OncLive®, the nation’s 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 advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown in Kansas City, Missouri. The summit will be chaired by Janakiraman Subramanian, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, and director of thoracic oncology a Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute.

This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments for patients with lung cancer. Expert presenters will delve into informative topics facing lung cancer specialists, oncologists, nurses and other medical professionals such as the latest advances in robotic thoracic lung cancer surgery, bronchoscopies and biopsies, immunotherapy, the latest updates in targeted therapies for NSCLC, emerging biomarkers in NSCLC and updates in squamous NSCLC and small-cell lung cancer. The presenters will also engage in a peer-exchange discussion and address audience questions.

Presenters for the summit include the following experts:

  • J. Russell Davis, M.D., clinical professor, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, thoracic and cardiac surgeon, St. Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.
  • Vinay Gupta, M.D., hematologist, internist, and oncologist, Saint Luke’s Cancer Specialists.
  • Lara Kujtan, M.D., MS.c., hematology/oncology specialist, University of Missouri, Kansas City.
  • Timothy M. Saettele, M.D., critical medicine specialist, and pulmonologist at Saint Luke’s Midwest Pulmonary Consultants.
  • Brandon Weckbaugh, M.D., internist, The University of Kansas Hospital.

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 kcollins@curetoday.com.

About OncLive®

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.



OncLive® Media Contacts

Alexandra Ventura, 609-716-7777, ext. 121

John Patricolo, 609-325-4630



Source: OncLive®

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