Ovarian cancer outcomes are less positive for Black and African American persons compared to other communities, but the reasons why are not entirely clear. Anne Mette Buhl, PhD, Director of Science and Clinical Trials, from The Clearity Foundation, recently contributed … Read more
by Caroline Seymour
Treatment with the folate receptor α–directed antibody-drug conjugate luveltamab tazevibulin led to a 37.5% overall response rate in Frα-selected patients with advanced ovarian cancer, defined by a tumor proportion score above 25%.
Treatment with the folate receptor
by Chris Ryan
Treatment with mirvetuximab soravtansine elicited a statistically significant benefit vs investigator’s choice of chemotherapy for the OV28 abdominal/gastrointestinal symptom subscale in patients with folate receptor alpha–positive, advanced ovarian cancer.
Treatment with mirvetuximab soravtansine elicited a statistically significant
— A response to “practice-changing data” in the first- and second-line setting
by Mike Bassett
by Kristi Rosa
Maintenance treatment with niraparib produced a sustained and durable progression-free survival benefit in patients with primary advanced ovarian cancer who responded to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy, spanning biomarker subgroups.
Maintenance treatment with niraparib (Zejula) produced a sustained and
by Jordyn Sava
In an interview with Targeted Oncology during the EMSO Annual Congress, David O’Malley, MD, discussed the phase 1 study of ubamatamab in ovarian cancer.
Ubamatamab, a novel MUC16 antibody, demonstrated evidence of durable responses in patients with … Read more
by Mike Bassett
— Results from SOLO-1 and PAOLA-1 show “clinically meaningful” long-term results with olaparib
PARIS — Olaparib (Lynparza) maintenance therapy appears to offer a long-term overall survival (OS) benefit for women with ovarian cancer, according to two phase … Read more
CCR scientists have identified dozens of naturally occurring receptors that direct immune cells to tumors with mutations in p53, the most commonly mutated gene in human cancers. The research team, led by Steven Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the … Read more
by Vicki Moore, PhD
Researchers found that 18% of patients with advanced ovarian cancer remained disease-free for at least 10 years after receiving chemotherapy and were likely cured. The team detailed their findings in Gynecologic Oncology.
To determine what … Read more
by Leslie Cantu
A combination of up to five drugs normally used … Read more
On June 4, 2022 the Clearity community of supporters, donors, volunteers, staff and participants gathered at the La Jolla home of founders Dr. Laura Shawver and Tracy Macuga to honor Scientific Director, Dr. Deborah Zajchowski and celebrate her retirement.
Dr. … Read more
by Lindsey Fischer
A real-world analysis showed that the proportion of women with ovarian cancer who required dose modifications or treatment discontinuations while receiving PARP inhibitors differed significantly between olaparib, niraparib, and rucaparib.
Patients with ovarian cancer treated with FDA-approved
by Caroline Hopkins
CHICAGO – AstraZeneca’s investigational WEE1 inhibitor adavosertib showed potential in biomarker-selected advanced ovarian cancer populations in two studies presented during the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting Saturday.
The drug, which AstraZeneca licensed from Merck in … Read more
by Amanda Ferguson
Daniel Durocher’s lab designed a new drug with CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology that blocks an enzyme essential for the survival of certain cancer cells (photo courtesy of Sinai Health
Scientists at Sinai Health and the University of Toronto … Read more
by the ASCO Post Staff
Today, 1 year after its founding, Break Through Cancer announced $50 million in grants to support several cutting-edge research projects using a novel “TeamLab” structure—designed to maximize interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, … Read more
by Conor Killmurray
Eighty-percent of all patients treated with durvalumab and tremelimumab in combination with neoadjuvant chemotherapy at least had a partial response to treatment prior to the end of a phase 2 trial.
The use of dual immune checkpoint… Read more
by Ariana Pelosci
Data regarding different dosing strategies of elimusertib for advanced solid tumors with ATM alterations and other DNA damage repair gene defects display early efficacy of the therapy.
Patients with advanced solid tumors who have ATM gene alterations
by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.
High-grade serous carcinoma is the most aggressive form of ovarian cancer and accounts for the majority of advanced-stage cases. The poor outcomes associated with the disease underscore the need for more effective treatments. A research team … Read more
by Jade Boyd
Rice immunotherapy treatment could begin human clinical trials this year
HOUSTON – (March 2, 2022) – Rice University bioengineers have shown they can eradicate advanced-stage ovarian and colorectal cancer in mice in as little as six days