UBM Medica US Launches OncoTherapyNetwork.com, a New Resource for Oncologists

New online resource provides key information on targeted therapies and immunotherapies

NORWALK, Conn., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US today announced the launch of OncoTherapyNetwork.com – a new online community and information resource for oncologists and cancer care professionals about the use of targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

With the number of newly approved and pipeline drugs rapidly growing, targeted therapies and immunotherapies are becoming the treatments of choice for more and more clinicians. Visitors to the site can keep up with new and emerging information focused specifically on advances in this treatment area.

"An increased understanding of biomarkers and the molecular drivers of cancer has pushed the use of targeted and immunotherapies to an all-time high over the last several years," said Rachel Warren, Group Editorial Director, UBM Medica US. "As new research and treatments are revealed, it's imperative that today's oncology professionals have access to information as soon as it's available. The OncoTherapy Network will be a place where clinicians can learn about emerging therapies and share best practices with colleagues who are also on the front lines of cancer care."

The new OncoTherapyNetwork.com will feature:

  • Blogs written by MDs for MDs about the unique challenges of employing these agents
  • Podcasts, videos, and webinars featuring key opinion leaders best practices in these emerging therapeutic areas
  • Highlights from key conferences
  • Short quizzes specific to these new agents

To learn more visit: www.OncoTherapyNetwork.com

About UBM Medica US
Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach -- online, in print, via custom programs and live events. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers and payers resulting in improved quality of care for patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, online communities, live and digital events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Online communities include CancerNetwork.com, ConsultantLive.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, RheumatologyNetwork.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com, PsychiatricTimes.com and SearchMedica.com. UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect which, through a range of aligned interactive environments, both physical and digital – increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences through meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections.  Headquartered in New York, UBM Connect brings together UBM's healthcare business, UBM Medica US; UBM Canon's advanced design and manufacturing event, online and print brands; UBM Connect New York's catering, cruise shipping, customer management, and fine, specialty and custom chemical communities; and UBM Mexico's concrete show.  For more information, visit www.UBMMedicaUS.com.

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UBM Medica US
Amy Erdman
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