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

CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OncLive®, the nation’s leading digital resource that focuses on
providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful
information they need to provide the best patient care, will host its
next State of the Science Summit™ on gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies
on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 5-9 p.m. at the Marriott Washington Wardman
Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC. The summit will be chaired
by John L. Marshall, MD, chief, division of hematology and
oncology, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and director, Otto J.
Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancer.

This interactive and educational meeting will discuss novel treatments
for patients with GI malignancies. Expert presenters will delve into
informative topics facing GI malignancy specialists, oncologists, nurses
and other medical professionals. The presenters will also engage in a
peer-exchange discussion and address audience questions.

Presenters for the summit include the following experts:

  • Nilofer Saba Azad, MD, associate professor of oncology at Johns
    Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Timothy L. Cannon, MD, clinical director and moderator of the
    weekly molecular tumor board at Inova Medical Group
  • A. Ruth He, MD, Ph.D., assistant professor of hematology and
    oncology at Georgetown University Hospital
  • Ana De Jesus-Acosta, MD, assistant professor of oncology at
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Yixing Jiang, MD, associate professor, University of Maryland
    School of Medicine, and director, GI medical oncology, Marlene Stewart
    Greenebaum Cancer Center
  • Benjamin Weinberg, MD, assistant professor of medicine and
    attending physician, Medstar Georgetown University 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@onclive.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
Theresa Burek, 609-250-4331

John Patricolo, 609-325-4630

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