OncLive® Hosts State of the Science Summit™ on Latest Advances in Pancreatic, Hepatic, Biliary and Gastrointestinal Malignancies

10:05 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | Businesswire


The event features leading oncologists from distinguished institutions

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, presents the latest State of the Science Summit™ on gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies on April 24 from 5:30 to 9:15 p.m. at Millennium Hilton in New York City. The program will be chaired by Diane M. Simeone, M.D., director, Pancreatic Cancer Center, NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center.

This educational summit is designed to discuss the latest developments in the field of GI malignancies with community oncologists. The expert presenters will focus on pressing topics including the new era of critical information in patient care for patients with pancreatic cancer, the role of immuno-oncology in GI malignancies, surgical approaches in hepatobiliary neoplasms and cholangiocarcinoma and colon cancer survivorship. Presenters will also engage in a peer-exchange discussion and address audience questions.

Presenters for the event include:

  • Greg L. Beatty, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medical oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Eric A. Collisson, M.D., associate professor of medicine, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Paul E. Oberstein, M.D., head, GI medical oncology, New York University Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center
  • Theodore H. Welling, M.D., director, liver tumor program, New York Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center

State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive® that feature medical professionals from across the nation. To discuss current treatment options, each summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals from across key disciplines that range 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 or contact Allison Cooper 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 MJH Associates’ Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive®, Oncology Nursing News® and more. MJH Associates 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
Theresa Burek, 609-325-4811
Surabhi Verma, 609-716-7777, ext. 851


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