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
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
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
By Chase Doyle
The addition of niraparib maintenance to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy with bevacizumab demonstrated clinical benefit in patients with advanced ovarian cancer, according to data from the OVARIO study presented by Melissa M. Hardesty, MD, MPH, during the … Read more
Responses in 37% of patients with AVB-500, higher without prior bevacizumab.
By Charles Bankhead
More than a third of patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer had objective responses to chemotherapy plus a small-molecule inhibitor that targets resistance-associated signaling, a preliminary study … Read more
For cancer patients, including those with recurrent ovarian cancer, an important cause of morbidity is malignant ascites. Researchers here evaluated the activity of intraperitoneal injections of low-dose bevacizumab in delaying re-accumulation of malignant ascites in women with chemotherapy-resistant epithelial ovarian … Read more
By Matthew Stenger
In the phase III MITO16b/MANGO–OV2/ENGOT–ov17 trial, investigators found that treatment with a carboplatin-based doublet plus bevacizumab beyond disease progression significantly improved progression-free survival vs a carboplatin-based doublet alone in women with platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer who experienced disease … Read more
A team from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has detailed striking findings on the effectiveness of a previously untried combination of old and new drugs as treatment for recurrent ovarian cancer.
In a new article in JAMA Oncology, the … Read more
By Andrew D. Bowser
However, trials investigating retreatment are underway, so this recommendation may change.
The guidelines, from … Read more
By Savannah Demko
Triple therapy with olaparib plus durvalumab and bevacizumab were well-tolerated in patients with non-germline BRCA-mutated, platinum-sensitive, relapsed ovarian cancer, according to data presented at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020.
“Preclinical studies suggest the potential for synergy between … Read more
No PFS benefit in advanced disease with addition of atezolizumab to chemo, bevacizumab.
By Charles Bankhead
An immunotherapy boost failed to improve outcomes in newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer compared with chemotherapy and bevacizumab (Avastin), a large international trial showed.… Read more
By Hannah Slater
The recommendations were based on a review of 17 clinical trials, FDA approvals, and consensus where evidence was lacking.
The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) published new guidelines on the use of PARP inhibitors in the … Read more
The combination use of niraparib plus bevacizumab significantly improved clinical outcomes, compared with niraparib alone, in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer.
The combination use of niraparib (Zejula) plus bevacizumab (Avastin) significantly improved clinical outcomes, compared with niraparib … Read more
NEW YORK – The US Food and Drug Administration has approved olaparib (AstraZeneca/Merck’s Lynparza) in combination with bevacizumab (Genentech’s Avastin) as a maintenance regimen for advanced ovarian cancer patients who have homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) and are responding to first-line … Read more
By Beth Fand Incollingo
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the combination of two targeted drugs, Lynparza (olaparib) and Avastin (bevacizumab), for patients with advanced ovarian cancer who have responded to initial treatment with platinum-based chemotherapy plus Avastin … Read more
By Pam Harrison
Replacing gemcitabine (Gemzar) with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in a standard platinum-based regimen improved survival in recurrent ovarian cancer, a phase III trial has shown.
In a cohort of nearly 700 women receiving carboplatin plus bevacizumab (Avastin), median … Read more
By Gina Columbus
Frontline niraparib in addition to bevacizumab as maintenance demonstrated impressive clinical activity in patients with advanced ovarian cancer who achieved either a complete or partial response to frontline platinum-based chemotherapy with bevacizumab, according to the phase II … Read more
By Gina Columbus
The combination of olaparib (Lynparza) and bevacizumab (Avastin) was found to improve progression-free survival (PFS) outcomes versus bevacizumab alone as a frontline maintenance treatment in patients with newly diagnosed advanced high-grade serous ovarian cancer, regardless of the … Read more
By Charles Bankhead
Olaparib-bevacizumab maintenance boosts PARP inhibitor benefits beyond BRCA-mutated subgroup.
Dual maintenance therapy with olaparib (Lynparza) and bevacizumab (Avastin) significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) in women with newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer, as compared with single-agent bevacizumab, a … Read more