News Archive, May 2018

The Center for Biosimilars® Launches Interview Series With Biosimilars Expert

  • 2018-05-31 07:23:00

The Center for Biosimilars®, an online resource for emerging therapies that focuses on improving patient outcomes, launched its latest video interview series featuring Sheila Frame, vice president, head of biopharmaceuticals, North America, Sandoz, a Novartis Division. The interview discusses the evolving pharmaceutical marketplace and the role of Sandoz in the growing field of biosimilars. The first five segments of the 12-part series are available online.

Pharmacy Times® and Specialty Pharmacy Times® Receive the 2018 Hermes Creative Awards

  • 2018-05-30 07:23:00

Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, and Specialty Pharmacy Times®, the most read publication among specialty pharmacists, have been honored with the 2018 Hermes Creative Awards. In addition, two sister publications, Rare Disease Report® and Healthcare Analytics News™, scored honorable mentions.

The American Journal of Managed Care® Adds The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations To Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

  • 2018-05-30 07:23:00

The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to topics in managed care, welcomes the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. The collaboration seeks to educate and promote the implementation of accountable care models.

OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™: Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

  • 2018-05-21 17:45:00

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on the treatment of ovarian cancer on May 24. The meeting, at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Santa Monica in California, will be co-chaired by Deborah Krakow, M.D., chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology and professor of orthopedic surgery and human genetics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); Dennis Slamon, M.D., Ph.D., director of clinical and translational research at Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, director of Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program, professor of medicine and chief of hematology-oncology division and executive vice chair of research for UCLA department of medicine; and Gottfried Konecny, M.D., medical oncologist at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica.

CURE® Magazine Names the 2018 Bone Health Champions™

  • 2018-05-21 15:03:00

CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, recognized four nurses as the 2018 Bone Health Champions™ on May 18 during the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) 43rd Annual Congress.

Nancy Shaffran On the Importance of the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

  • 2018-05-17 16:05:00

American Veterinarian®, a premier multimedia provider of cutting-edge news, research and conference coverage in veterinary medicine, recently spoke with Nancy Shaffran, CVT, VTS (ECC), about the tremendous value offered by the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference (ACVC), which will take place on Oct 8-11 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey.

OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™ on Genitourinary Cancers

  • 2018-05-16 15:13:00

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will focus on recent advancements in the treatment of genitourinary (GU) cancer in its latest State of the Science Summit™. The program will take place on May 24 at Little America in Salt Lake City. The event will be chaired by Neeraj Agarwal, M.D., an associate professor of internal medicine, the director of the GU oncology program at the Center of Investigational Therapeutics at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah.

Physicians' Education Resource® Hosts "Advancing the Treatment of Bladder Cancers Using Evidence-Based Immuno-Oncology Strategies" Symposium

  • 2018-05-15 18:53:00

Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education, will host Advancing the Treatment of Bladder Cancers Using Evidence-Based Immuno-Oncology Strategies. The live educational symposium will be held on May 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Moscone Center in San Francisco in conjunction with the American Urological Association’s 2018 annual meeting. The program will be chaired by Daniel P. Petrylak, M.D., a professor of medical oncology and urology, the director of prostate and GU medical oncology, and the director of Prostate Cancer Translational Research Group at Yale Cancer Center.

OncLive® to Host the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on Breast Cancer

  • 2018-05-15 16:05:00

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, announces its latest State of the Science Summit™ on breast cancer. The event will take place on May 23 at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Oregon. The program will be chaired by Zahi Mitri, M.D., M.S., medical oncologist and assistant professor of medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).

OncLive® to Host State of the Science Summit™ on Breast Cancer

  • 2018-05-08 13:43:00

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on May 10 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Detroit Novi, in Novi, Michigan. This summit will focus on scientific and clinical advancements in breast cancer.

Contagion® Launches Peer Exchange on Battling Against Resistant Pseudomonas Infections

  • 2018-05-07 14:25:00

Contagion®, the nation’s leading digital and print publication that provides practitioners and specialists working in the infectious disease field with disease-specific information, hosted 5 of the leading minds in infectious disease science in its latest Peer Exchange, “Battling Against Resistant Pseudomonas Infections in the ICU.” The first four segments of the 16-part series, which focus on leading treatment and prevention strategies for the multi-drug resistant condition, are available now.

OncLive® Announces Dipti Gupta, M.D., M.P.H., and Susan F. Slovin, M.D., Ph.D., as Presenters for Androgen Deprivation Therapy Webinar

  • 2018-05-07 14:03:00

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, announced that clinical cardiologist Dipti Gupta, M.D., M.P.H., and medical oncologist Susan F. Slovin, M.D., Ph.D., will be presenters for the webinar “Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Prostate Cancer and Cardiovascular Risk,” which will take place May 11 at 2 p.m. EDT.

CURE® Magazine Launches #CanDoWithCancer Campaign

  • 2018-05-04 13:14:00

CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused on patients with cancer, launched #CanDoWithCancer social media campaign on May 1. The campaign features cancer patients accomplishing lifelong goals and completing everyday tasks.

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ Offers Continuing Medical Education Credits During the Accountable Care Delivery Congress

  • 2018-05-03 17:20:00

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™, a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will offer five continuing medical education (CME) credits during the Accountable Care Delivery Congress hosted by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®). The congress will be held on May 11, starting at 7:30 a.m., at the Marriott Marquis and Marina in San Diego.

PER Global Presents Virtual Current Trends™: Global Perspective on Emerging Data in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • 2018-05-03 14:46:00

PER Global, the ex-US affiliate of Physicians’ Education Resource®, the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education, will host the Virtual Current Trends™: Global Perspectives on Emerging Data in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) webinar on May 10 at 4:30 p.m. Central European Time. This live webinar will be chaired by Arndt Vogel, M.D., professor of gastrointestinal oncology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover Germany.

Physicians' Education Resource® Acquires the Annual Winter Lung Cancer Conference™

  • 2018-05-02 15:31:00

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, (PER®), the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education (CME), has acquired the Winter Lung Cancer Conference™, continuing its commitment to providing the most impactful live continuing medical education programs in the field. As a result, the 2019 upcoming 16th Annual Winter Lung Cancer Conference™ will merge with PER’s historic Miami Lung Cancer Conference® to further become a world-class continuing medical education event. The meeting will take place in February 2019 in Miami, Fl.

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and Partners Announce a Hike Through Grand Canyon National Park To Raise Funds For Cancer Research

  • 2018-05-02 14:17:00

A dedicated team of 15 individuals will take on the challenge of trekking through Grand Canyon National Park via the Havasupai Indian Reservation on May 2. The fundraiser is a part of Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma (MM4MM), a joint initiative between the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and CURE Media Group, and is sponsored by Amgen. This year’s team, comprised of patients, caregivers, family members, advocates and medical professionals, will take on this challenge to raise awareness and funds to advance research for multiple myeloma.

OncLive® To Discuss the Latest in Breast Cancer Treatment at State of the Science Summit™

  • 2018-05-02 13:55:00

OncLive®, the leading provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, presents the latest State of the Science Summit™ on breast cancer. The event will take place on May 8 at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The program will be chaired by Sara M. Tolaney, M.D., M.P.H, associate director, Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; associate director of clinical research breast oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, assistant professor of medicine Harvard Medical School.