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

Friday, October 5th 2018 at 2:15pm UTC

Program features experts from the tri-state area

CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to
oncology professionals, presents the latest State of the Science Summit™
on advanced non-small cell lung cancer on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 5 to 9
p.m. (EST) at The Grand Summit Hotel in Summit, New Jersey. The summit
will be co-chaired by experts from the Atlantic Health System Cancer
Care: Missak Haigentz, M.D., medical director of Atlantic
hematology and oncology for Atlantic Medical Group and chief of
hematology and oncology at Morristown Medical Center, and Mark D.
Widmann, M.D.,
chief of thoracic surgery at Morristown Medical

Designed for community oncologists fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses,
physician assistants, researchers and other health care professionals
interested in advanced non-small lung cancer (NSCLC), this education
program delves into early-stage lung cancer, approaches to
locoregionally advanced NSCLC, updates in EGFR-positive NSCLC, emerging
biomarkers in NSCLC, updates in ALK-positive NSCLC, advances in small
cell lung cancer, new data surrounding immunotherapy combinations and
updates in squamous NSCLC. The event will also feature a peer exchange,
which will be followed by a panel discussion and question-and-answer

Featured presenters for the event are as follows:

  • Ramsey N. Asmar, M.D., oncologist, department of hematology,
    Atlantic Health System Cancer Care
  • Hossein Borghaei, D.O., M.S., chief, division of thoracic
    medical oncology, associate professor, department of
    hematology/oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Balazs Halmos, M.D., M.S., director, thoracic oncology and
    clinical cancer genomics, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Neil Morganstein, M.D., chair, leukemia/lymphoma panel,
    assistant medical director of the cancer center, Atlantic Health
    System Cancer Care
  • Federico A. Steiner, M.D., thoracic and cardiac surgeon,
    Atlantic Health System Cancer Care

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,
or contact Kayla Collins at

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. 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 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
Alexandra Ventura, 609-716-7777, ext. 121
Patricolo, 609-325-4630

Source: OncLive®

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