News Archive, November 2017

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

  • 2017-11-29 18:35:00

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.

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

  • 2017-11-28 15:10:00

OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™: Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) on Dec. 4, at the Hilton Pasadena in California. The activity will be chaired by Karen Reckamp, M.D., M.S., thoracic oncologist and co-director of the Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program, medical director of clinical research operations and associate professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research at City of Hope.

CURE Connections® Launches Video Series in Recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month

  • 2017-11-27 06:54:00

In support of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, CURE Connections® unveiled a discussion series featuring American Lung Association’s National Director of Lung Cancer Education Carly Ornstein, MPH, former NFL linebacker, founder of The Chris Draft Family Foundation and co-founder of Team Draft Chris Draft, and stage IV lung cancer patient Nancé Neshanian to share their experience with lung cancer. The series was done in conjunction with the expert lung cancer team from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center including Leora Horn, MD, MSc, associate professor of medicine, assistant director of the educator development program and clinical director of the thoracic oncology program. CURE Connections® is a video platform designed specifically for patients with cancer featuring information, stories, and advice about the cancer journey.

OncLive® and The Ruesch Center to Honor the Winners of The Luminary Awards in GI Cancers

  • 2017-11-21 20:36:00

The inaugural Luminary Awards in GI Cancer, which will be hosted by OncLive® and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers, will honor Julie Fleshman, Daniel G. Haller, Henry T. Lynch, Frank McCormick and Andrew L. Warshaw for their dedication to the gastrointestinal (GI) cancers community. The celebratory cocktail reception will be held at The St. Regis Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1. The winners were selected for their tremendous devotion and leadership in research, clinical care and advocacy in GI cancer.

OncLive® Presents: Pre-Conference Perspectives on Hematologic Malignancies

  • 2017-11-21 14:59:00

OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host a live webinar, entitled “Pre-Conference Perspectives on Hematologic Malignancies.” The exclusive broadcast, which will feature a panel of leading hematology and oncology professionals, will go live on Dec. 1 and run from 3 to 4 p.m. EST, announced Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc., parent company of OncLive®.

Healthcare Research & Analytics® Presents "Pediatric Oncology: How to Win the Long-Term Fight"

  • 2017-11-20 14:45:00

Healthcare Research & Analytics® (HRA®), a consultative healthcare market research practice, will host a webinar, “Pediatric Oncology: How to Win the Long-Term Fight,” featuring Justin Baker, M.D., director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, on Nov. 30 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The event was announced by Steve Ennen, chief digital strategy officer at Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., parent company of HRA®.

CURE® Magazine Announces Winners of 2017 GBM Heroes

  • 2017-11-17 15:41:00

CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, honored Al Musella, D.P.M.; Linda Liau, M.D.; Kay Verble; and Matt Anthony as this year’s winners of its third annual Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Heroes® Awards. The celebration gala took place yesterday at the City View at the Metreon in San Francisco during the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology.

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ to Host Pharmacists Reaching Out®: Improving Treatment and Care in Patients with Lung Cancer

  • 2017-11-16 17:01:00

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™, a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, in conjunction with the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) will host the activity, “Pharmacists Reaching Out®: Improving Treatment and Care in Patients with Lung Cancer,” on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Swan Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Attendees will be able to live stream the 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. portion of the seminar.

Physicians' Education Resource® to Host Precision Medicine Through Plasma: Using Liquid Biopsies in Contemporary Oncology Care

  • 2017-11-15 18:04:00

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading media resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education, presents its latest conference, Precision Medicine Through Plasma: Using Liquid Biopsies in Contemporary Oncology Care. Chaired by Benjamin P. Levy, M.D., clinical director of medical oncology at Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, the event will be held Dec. 2 at Convene at 117 West 46th St. in New York City.

CURE Connections® Unveils the Latest Video Series on Carcinoid Syndrome

  • 2017-11-13 18:58:00

To assist patients, caregivers and medical professionals to better understand carcinoid syndrome, CURE Connections® unveiled a 13-part discussion series featuring patients and doctors who shared their experience with carcinoid syndrome. CURE Connections® is a video platform designed specifically for patients with cancer featuring information, stories and advice about the cancer journey.

OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™: Controversies in Management of Melanoma

  • 2017-11-13 15:20:00

OncLive®, a leading provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, will host its latest State of Science Summit™ to discuss controversies in managing melanoma. The event will take place at the New York Hilton Midtown on Nov. 20 at 5:30pm. The program will be chaired by renowned oncologist, Mario Sznol, M.D., professor of medicine (medical oncology) and co-director of the Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer.

OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™: Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

  • 2017-11-08 21:37:00

OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on advanced non-small cell lung cancer at Le Meridien Charlotte, North Carolina, on Nov. 15, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The summit will be co-chaired by Edward Kim, M.D., chair, solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics, Donald S. Kim Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research at the Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, and Jared Weiss, M.D., associate professor, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill, clinical research, Thoracic Oncology Program

The American Journal of Managed Care® Announces Dr Michael Kolodziej as the Keynote Speaker for the Patient-Centered Oncology Care® Meeting

  • 2017-11-08 16:13:00

Dr Michael Kolodziej, vice president and chief innovation officer of ADVI Health Inc, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC®) meeting hosted by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®). Jeff Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president of Managed Markets, announced that the event will take place at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on Nov. 16.

Pharmacy Times® Social Media Campaign Celebrates Pharmacy Community with #ThankAPharmacist and #PTThanksYou

  • 2017-11-07 14:35:00

Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, celebrated American Pharmacists Month (APhM) last month with its annual nationwide #ThankAPharmacist and #PTThanksYou social media campaign. Honoring thousands of pharmacists through its Twitter, Facebook and Instagram channels, Pharmacy Times® outreach helped to bring broader awareness to the profession and the role pharmacists play in modern health care.

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

  • 2017-11-06 18:20:00

OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals announces the latest State of the Science Summit™: Gastrointestinal Malignancies, which will be held on Nov. 14 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Texas. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the program will feature distinguished speakers from the field of oncology and will be chaired by Carlos Becerra, M.D. (Hematology and Medical Oncology) of Texas Oncology-Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center.

CURE® Magazine Announces Maria Menounos as Keynote Speaker for the 2017 GBM Heroes® Celebration Event

  • 2017-11-02 13:55:00

CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, is proud to announce that Maria Menounos, Emmy winning journalist, TV/radio host, brain tumor survivor and caregiver will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 GBM Heroes®. The annual celebration honors the heroes who have made a difference in the lives of people with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). This year’s gala, will take place on Nov. 16 at the City View at Metreon, San Francisco, California, during the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) Annual Conference.

Contagion® Welcomes Jason Gallagher, Pharm.D, as Editor in Chief

  • 2017-11-01 15:00:00

Contagion®, the nation’s leading digital and print publication that provides infectious disease practitioners and specialists with disease-specific information designed to improve patient outcomes and assist with the identification, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, has appointed Jason Gallagher, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS, as its editor in chief.