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Physicians' Education ResourceĀ® to Host 5th Annual Miami Lung Cancer ConferenceĀ®

This one-day educational event highlights the recent developments in lung cancer research

February 08, 2018 10:39 AM Eastern Standard Time

CRANBURY, N.J.-- Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), will present the 5th Annual Miami Lung Cancer Conference® on March 10 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, said Phil Talamo, president of PER®.

“We are excited to share the most recent clinical and scientific data to propel research for lung cancer treatment,” said Talamo. “This year’s meeting incorporates pressing issues that tackle multiple challenges faced by oncologists, nurses and patients. We look forward to hosting this highly informational event.”

The program will be co-chaired by renowned oncologists, Heather A, Wakelee, M.D., professor of medicine (oncology), Stanford University Medical Center, and Julie Brahmer, M.D., interim director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, associate professor of oncology, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

This fast-paced educational event will focus on some of the most pressing issues in the lung cancer arena. The expert faculty at the event will share insights on the cutting-edge research on angiogenesis inhibition in lung cancer and use of these therapies to offer personalized patient care, latest therapies in EGFR-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), latest data on the benefits on immunotherapy, and use of ALK inhibitor selection across lines of therapy in NSCLC. This year, we will feature the Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Head and Neck Cancer, which will discuss the recent advances in treating HNC with novel agents. This session will help busy oncologists interpret and apply the latest data to advance the care of their patients.

The faculty for the 5th Annual Miami Lung Cancer Conference® comprises 11 hematology and oncology leaders from renowned institutions including Yale Cancer Center, Mass General Hospital Cancer Center, Stanford University Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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About PER®:
Since 1995, Physicians’ Education Resource, LLC® (PER®), has been the leading provider of live and online CME activities on oncology and hematology by providing high-quality, evidence-based activities featuring leading experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. In 2018, PER ® will develop and implement 20 historic annual legacy conferences in the United States and Europe, along with many world-renowned online learning formats such as Medical Crossfire®. PER® is accredited by both the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN). PER® is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. family of businesses. Learn more at and

PER® Media:
Theresa Burek/609-716-7777 ext. 811
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Surabhi Verma/609-716-7777 ext. 851
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