12th Annual New York Lung Cancer Symposium®

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Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

12th Annual New York Lung Cancer Symposium®


November 11, 2017
New York Mariott Marquis
1535 Broadway

New York, NY 10036
(888) 523-0366


Overview

The 12th Annual New York Lung Cancer Symposium® is a 1-day educational and scientific meeting that will provide an update on state-of-the-art management of patients with lung cancer, as well as a focus on future therapies in development.

The past decade in lung cancer research has yielded a wealth of therapeutic options for patients with lung cancer, as well as greater knowledge of the many different subtypes of this disease. In particular, agents targeting oncogenic drivers and immunotherapeutic approaches have transformed the management of patients with lung cancer in recent years. Furthermore, numerous investigational approaches are in late-phase evaluation, with the potential to change standards of care in 2016, and beyond. However, although these developments hold the promise to further improve outcomes for patients with lung cancer, they also raise challenges for busy clinicians to maintain state-of-the-art approaches in their practices.

This year’s program, led by world-class thoracic oncologists, Mark G. Kris, MD, and Roman Perez-Soler, MD, will focus on a number of core areas that are key to optimizing care for patients with lung cancer, including targeted therapy, immunotherapy, adjuvant therapy, combined modality therapy, and approaches for challenging subtypes, such as squamous lung cancer. Participants will have an opportunity to learn from engaging presentations delivered by leading experts, as well as apply their knowledge in case-based panel discussions. This fast-paced, highly practical, and interactive forum will once again provide physicians who treat patients with lung cancer unique access to renowned international experts in the management of these tumors.


Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists involved in the treatment and management of patients with lung cancer.  Fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of lung cancer may also participate. 


Program Chairs

Mark G. Kris, MD
Attending, Thoracic Oncology Service
William and Joy Ruane Chair in Thoracic Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY




Roman Perez-Soler, MD
Chairman, Department of Oncology
Montefiore Medical Center
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology
Deputy Cancer Center Director
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY



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