CRANBURY, N.J. – April 26, 2018 - OncLive® is proud to announce the inductees of the 2018 Giants of Cancer Care® recognition program. This year, 21 respected healthcare professionals who are advancing the field of oncology by their contributions in research and clinical practice will be awarded. The winners will be celebrated on May 31 during an exclusive celebration, from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Illinois.
Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates Inc., parent company of OncLive®, said, “Each Giants of Cancer Care® inductee continues to help propel the field of oncology forward through their commitment to innovative and groundbreaking contributions in cancer treatment and research. We are looking forward to honoring each of them at this year’s Giants of Cancer Care® celebration.”
This year’s Giants of Cancer Care® inductees will be:
Nominated by the oncology community, all finalists are selected by an elite seven-member advisory board of world-renowned oncologists. The finalists in each category are then voted on by a 100-plus member selection committee comprising the nation's leading physicians in the oncology space. The winners represent 21 categories: breast cancer, cancer diagnosis, CNS malignancies, community outreach/education/cancer policy, drug development, gastrointestinal cancer, genitourinary cancer, gynecologic cancer, head and neck cancers, immuno-oncology, leukemia, lung cancer, lymphoma, melanoma and skin cancers, myeloma, pediatric oncology, prevention/genetics, radiation oncology, supportive care/palliative/geriatric, surgical oncology, and translational scientific advancements.
Thanks to our supporters: Incyte and Lilly Oncology
A digital platform of resources for practicing oncologists, OncLive® offers oncology professionals information they can use to help provide the best patient care. OncLive.com is the official website for MJH Associates’ Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive®, Oncology Nursing News® and more. MJH Associates, Inc. is a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media, including curetoday.com and CURE® magazine, the largest U.S. consumer publication dedicated entirely to patients with cancer. Combining science and humanity to make cancer understandable, CURE® reaches patients, cancer centers and advocacy groups.
Giants of Cancer Care® celebrates the achievements of leading researchers and educators whose discoveries have helped propel the field of oncology forward and established the building blocks for future advances. In 2018, a selection committee of 100+ eminent oncologists, researchers and clinicians will choose honorees from several different tumor types and specialty categories.
Giants for Cancer Care® Media Contact:
Jeff Matthews, PhD
University of California San Francisco