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Rush Breast Cancer Experts Lead Chicago Conference

Rush Breast Cancer Experts Lead Chicago Conference

Four Rush University Medical Center physicians will headline the State of the Science Summit on Breast Cancer on Wednesday, March 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the JW Marriott Chicago. Chaired by Ruta Rao, MD, Rush University Medical Center associate professor of medical oncology, and hosted by OncLive, the event will provide oncology professionals insight into novel breast cancer therapies and research. 

Along with Rao, presenters at the summit include:

  • Melody A. Cobleigh, MDprofessor of medical oncology, Rush University Medical Center
  • Kristin Richardson, MDHematology Oncology Fellow, Rush University Medical Center
  • Stephanie LoBromascus, MD, hematology and oncology specialist, Rush University Medical Center

These nationally known breast cancer experts will lead an interactive meeting designed to provide other breast cancer specialists, researchers, oncologists and oncology nurses with updates on leading edge treatments for breast cancer, including targeted therapies, minimally invasive surgical options and new clinical trials. Hosted by OncLive, a digital platform that informs and connects oncology professionals, the State of the Science Summit is a conference series that features medical experts from across the nation discussing treatment options. Each summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals across key disciplines, from medical and surgical oncology to hematology. 

Registration is free and open to all health care professionals and health care media. For more information and to register, please visit