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OncLive® Presents the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies


The summit will feature experts from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center &
Research Institute

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 hematologic malignancies. This event will
take place on Tuesday, August 28, from 5-9 p.m. at the Hilton Tampa
Downtown in Tampa, Florida. The summit will be chaired by Rami
, M.D., hematology certified, vice chair, malignant
hematology department, lead clinical investigator, MDS Program, H. Lee
Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Esteemed presenters from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research
Institute will discuss the latest information about the treatment of
hematologic malignancies. They will also share updates from the 2018
Annual Oncology Meeting about follicular lymphoma, treatment of newly
diagnosed multiple myeloma and relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma.
The event will also feature a peer exchange discussion, which will be
followed by a question-and-answer session.

Presenters from H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

  • Rachid Baz, M.D., certified hematologist/medical
    oncologist, myeloma section head/section head, department of malignant
  • Celeste Bello, M.D., certified hematologist/medical
  • Julio C. Chavez, M.D., certified medical
    oncologist/internal medicine
  • Andrew T. Kuykendall, M.D., specialist in internal medicine
  • Frederick Locke, M.D., certified medical oncologist
    leader, immune cell therapy (ICE-T) initiative
  • Javier Pinilla-Ibarz, M.D., Ph.D., lead, chronic
    leukemia program, director, immunotherapy, malignant hematology
    division associate professor, department of Oncologic Sciences
  • Bijal D. Shah, M.D., certified hematologist/medical
  • Kenneth H. Shain, M.D., Ph.D., certified medical
    oncologist, assistant professor, University of South Florida Morsani
    College of Medicine
  • Kendra Sweet, M.D., certified medical oncologist

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 from 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

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