LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Coalition for Adaptive Research (GCAR) announces a new clinical trial initiative, Ovarian CanceRxTM. This innovative trial, referred to as an adaptive platform trial, is designed to test multiple drugs simultaneously against the … Read more
A new combination of targeted drugs for a type of ovarian cancer has shown promising results in an early clinical trial – shrinking tumours in half of patients.
The combination of drugs – which both work by blocking signals cancer … Read more
In the first randomised, controlled study to explore the efficacy and safety of relacorilant, a selective glucocorticoid receptor modulator, in combination with nab-paclitaxel compared to nab-paclitaxel alone, combined treatment improved progression-free survival (PFS) and showed a favourable safety profile among … Read more
— Benefits platinum-sensitive disease irrespective of BRCA, homologous repair status, study showed
Patients with relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer had significant improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) when retreated with the PARP inhibitor olaparib … Read more
By Matthew Stenger
In a Japanese phase III trial (NINJA) reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Hamanishi et al found that nivolumab did not improve overall survival vs chemotherapy with either gemcitabine or pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in platinum-resistant epithelial … Read more
By Alan P. Lyss, MD
The COVID-19 pandemic prompted changes to standard practices for cancer clinical trials, and thought leaders have recommended continuing — and improving upon — those new practices.
These recommendations, from members of the American Association for … Read more
The combination of ceralasertib and olaparib induced clinical activity and was well tolerated in patients with homologous recombination deficient, recurrent platinum-sensitive, PARP inhibitor–resistant ovarian cancer.
The combination of ceralasertib and olaparib (Lynparza) induced clinical activity and was well tolerated in … Read more
By Ariana Pelosci
A new phase 2 study shows that patients who were treated with HIPEC and Carboplatin, did not have better progression-free or overall survival.
Although hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) with carboplatin appeared to be well tolerated in patients … Read more
Experts reveal pafolacianine sodium may offer a novel real-time adjunct to current surgical imaging practice in ovarian cancer surgery, according to a phase 3 study being presented at the virtual 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.… Read more
The combination of mirvetuximab soravtansine and bevacizumab produces “impressive antitumor activity” in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer and high folate receptor alpha (FRα) expression, according to researchers.… Read more
Doubling treatment duration of bevacizumab did not lead to better survival in patients with ovarian cancer who were treated on a phase 3 trial.
For patients with primary epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer, prolonged treatment
Results from the phase II MyPathway basket trial found that the HER2-targeted therapies pertuzumab and trastuzumab demonstrated durable activity in patients with a wide variety of tumors marked by HER2 amplification or overexpression, although responses were limited in those with … Read more
A RAF/MEK plus FAK inhibitor combination will be given an expedited review by the FDA as therapy for patients with recurrent low-grade serous ovarian cancer.
By Audrey Sternberg
The combination of the RAF/MEK inhibitor, VS-6766, plus the FAK inhibitor, defactinib, … Read more
By Jennifer Southall
The addition of atezolizumab to chemotherapy and bevacizumab failed to significantly prolong PFS for women with newly diagnosed stage III or stage IV epithelial ovarian cancer, according to a phase 3 study in Journal of Clinical Oncology… Read more
RAD51C and RAD51D mutations and high-level BRCA1 promotor methylation are predictive of response to rucaparib in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer, while genomic scars linked with homologous recombination deficiency is predictive of response only in those with platinum-sensitive disease.
By … Read more
For patients with recurrent platinum-resistant epithelial ovarian cancer who were naïve to PD-1/PD-L1 inhibition, the combination treatment of tislelizumab plus sitravatinib showed early antitumor activity while maintaining a manageable safety profile.
By Kristi Rosa
For patients with recurrent platinum-resistant epithelial
Ixabepilone plus bevacizumab yielded responses in a third of patients.
By Ian Ingram
Combination treatment with a microtubule stabilizing agent plus bevacizumab (Avastin) proved active for patients with recurrent chemotherapy-resistant ovarian cancer, a randomized phase II trial found.
Median progression-free … Read more