Clearity’s Perspective: A phase I clinical trial studying the antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) raludotatug deruxtecan (DS-6000a, R-DXd) shows early encouraging activity in heavily pretreated ovarian cancer. The antibody portion of raludotatug deruxtecan targets CDH6 (found in about 65-85% of ovarian cancers) … Read more
Clearity’s Perspective: The combination of avutometinib and defactinib has shown encouraging activity in Low-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer. Updated results from the RAMP 201 trial suggest that the combination is active regardless of the number of prior therapies patients have received. … Read more
By Andrea S. Blevins Primeau, PhD, MBA
Adding hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) to interval cytoreductive surgery improves long-term outcomes in patients with stage III epithelial ovarian cancer, according to updated trial results published in The Lancet Oncology.
These 10-year … Read more
By Andrea S. Blevins Primeau, PhD, MBA
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has shown that combining adoptive T cell therapy (ACT) with an innovative, personalized cancer vaccine under development at the Lausanne Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research … Read more
Shared by Norma Rabago
When Juana Padron, a 40-year-old mother of four, chose to have a genetic test, going against her friends and family’s advice was the last thing on her mind.
Padron’s aunt died from breast cancer, and she … Read more
The addition of batiraxcept to paclitaxel did not significantly improve progression-free survival compared with paclitaxel alone in a prespecified subset of patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer who were not previously exposed to bevacizumab, missing the primary end point of the … Read more
- Women assigned a 6-month intervention reported decreased chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy symptoms.
- Women in the control group reported a slight increase in symptoms.
A 6-month aerobic exercise intervention significantly improved self-reported chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy among women who underwent chemotherapy … Read more
- Interim results of the phase 2 trial DESTINY-PanTumor-02 show that T-DXd has broad activity across tumor types and a toxicity profile consistent with previous studies.
- T-DXd had the lowest activity in pancreatic cancer, and this cohort was stopped
Treatment with avutometinib plus defactinib elicited high responses among patients with recurrent low grade serous ovarian cancer compared with avutometinib monotherapy, supporting the use of the combination in this patient population regardless of KRAS status, according to data from the … Read more
Updated dose expansion data of the phase I STRO-002-GM1 study have been presented today by Ana Oaknin, Principal Investigator of the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology’s (VHIO) Gynecological Malignancies Group, on the ground at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the … Read more
- Researchers reported statistically significant improvement in median PFS with the combination added to standard of care in non-BRCA-mutated disease.
- The relative contribution of durvalumab requires further study.
CHICAGO — First-line chemotherapy plus bevacizumab and durvalumab … Read more
by Nichole Tucker
The DUO-O press release went out on 4/5/2023. It suggests that adding immunotherapy to PARP inhibitor maintenance therapy for newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients that have finished first-line platinum treatment may be beneficial. We are eagerly awaiting … Read more
by Jessica Nye, PhD
Patients with platinum-resistant epithelial ovarian cancer may have better overall survival (OS) if they enroll on a clinical trial than if they receive standard care, according to study results presented at the 2023 SGO Annual Meeting … Read more
by Devin McLaughlin
Neoadjuvant therapy with olaparib showed feasibility for women with germline-mutant ovarian cancer, according to results of the NOW trial presented at Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer.
Researchers observed favorable surgical outcomes — even … Read more
by Jason Harris
Botensilimab (AGEN1181) in combination with balstilimab (AGEN2034) induced durable responses in patients with resistant/refractory ovarian cancer, according to findings from the phase 1 C-800 study (NCT03860272) presented at the 2023 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer.1… Read more
By Kristi Rosa
The FDA has granted accelerated approval to mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx (Elahere) for the treatment of adult patients with folate receptor α (Frα)–positive, platinum-resistant epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer, who have received 1 to 3 prior … Read more
Barcelona, Spain: Patients with cancers that are driven by certain mutations occurring in response to DNA damage can be safely treated with two drugs, olparib and adavosertib, if they are given in sequence rather than concurrently.
Presenting results from the … Read more
by Ariana Pelosci
A recent study presented at IGCS 2022 looking at clinical trial enrollment found that Black patients experienced the biggest increase in accrual following an NCI call-to-action for more diversity in clinical trials.
A recent single-institution study presented
— 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