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Markey Hosting OncLive Summit on Neuroendocrine Tumors

Markey Cancer Center
The UK Markey Cancer Center is hosting OncLive’s State of the Science Summit at Lexington's Hyatt Regency April 20.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 18, 2019) – The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is hosting OncLive’s State of the Science Summit with a focus on neuroendocrine tumors on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

This half-day meeting with Markey oncologists aims to better clinical benefits for patients and promote new thinking in cancer management. Dr. Lowell Anthony, medical oncologist and neuroendocrine specialist at Markey, will chair the program. Presenters include UK radiologist Dr. Riham El Khouli, surgical oncologist Dr. Joseph Kim, and medical oncologist Dr. Aman Chauhan.

Areas of discussion will include:

  • Diagnosis, classification and staging of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)
  • Multidisciplinary care of NETS
  • NETs and carcinoid syndrome
  • Role of somatostatin analogs (SSAs) in advanced NETs
  • Role of peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) in the management of advanced NETs
  • Sequencing approaches
  • Emerging therapies for the treatment of NETs
  • Peer exchange: Q&A

The Summit will be held 9 a.m. - 1p.m., Saturday, April 20 in the Hyatt Regency Lexington, 401 West High St.

Registration for this event is free. Click here for more information and to register.


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