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OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™ on Gastrointestinal Malignancies

January 29, 2019

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2019--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 gastrointestinal malignancies on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston in Texas. The summit will be co-chaired by Benjamin L. Musher, M.D., associate professor of hematology and oncology, Barry Stephen Smith memorial endowed professorship, Baylor College of Medicine, and Shubham Pant, M.D., associate professor, department of investigational cancer therapeutics, department of gastrointestinal medical oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. Expert presenters will delve into informative topics facing gastroenterologists, oncologists, nurses and other medical professionals, such as metastatic colorectal cancer, gastric/gastroesophageal junction cancer, pancreatic cancer, neuroendocrine tumors and hepatocellular carcinoma. The presenters will also engage in a peer-exchange discussion and address audience questions.

Presenters for the summit will include the following experts:

Cathy Eng, M.D., FACP, professor, department of gastrointestinal medical oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center Daniel M. Halperin, M.D., assistant professor, department of gastrointestinal medical oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center Matthew H. G. Katz, M.D., FACS, associate professor, department of surgical oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center Phat Le, M.D., assistant professor, department of general oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center Jonathan D. Mizrahi, M.D., hematology/oncology fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center Douglas A. Nelson, M.D., founder, former center medical director, medical oncology service for MD Anderson in The Woodlands Michael J. Overman, M.D., professor, committee vice chair, MD Anderson Cancer Center Shivani Patel, M.D., assistant professor, department of general oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center Brandon G. Smaglo, M.D., FACP, assistant professor of internal medicine (oncology), attending physician, Baylor College of Medicine

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.

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