By Rylan DeStefano
An artificial intelligence model called IRON (Integrated Radiogenomics for Ovarian Neoadjuvant therapy) shows an 80% accuracy rate in the prediction of therapy outcomes for patients with ovarian cancer. The artificial intelligence model focuses specifically on the volumetric … Read more
By Mary Caffrey
Delayed diagnoses. Symptoms that are dismissed or misinterpreted. Feelings of anxiety because no one can offer a clear explanation for their condition.
These are just some of the experiences of women who have low-grade serous ovarian cancer … Read more
A new liquid biopsy test developed by researchers at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has shown promise to distinguish which pelvic masses are benign and which are tumorous, a development that could aid early diagnosis of high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma … 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
- 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
- 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 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 Hayley Virgil
Vadim Gushchin, MD, says that treatment with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy should not be limited by concerns of negatively impacting health-related quality of life in ovarian cancer.
Combining hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) with cytoreductive surgery
by British Medical Journal
Regularly monitoring women with faulty BRCA genes that make them highly susceptible to ovarian cancer results in earlier stage diagnosis in those who want to defer preventive surgery, finds research published online in the Journal of … Read more
by Jordyn Sava
In the interview with Targeted Oncology, Anna Jo Bodurtha Smith, MD, discusses the effects various insurance types have on the quality of care of patients with gynecologic cancers.Whether a patient with gynecologic cancer has insurance or is … Read more
by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.
A global study into mucinous ovarian cancer could help oncologists recommend the best treatment for women who are diagnosed early with the condition.
By looking down a microscope for two different ‘patterns of invasion’ – the … Read more
A new type of technology can capture stray ovarian cancer cells from a simple blood test and successfully predict cancer in people who have a lesion or cyst in the pelvic region, according to a new study by a Wilmot … Read more
by Charles Bankhead
Women with cardiovascular conditions (CVCs) and ovarian cancer had better 2-year survival if they received a nonselective beta blocker (NSBB) at or around the time of cancer surgery, a review of medical records showed.
Two-year postoperative survival … Read more
Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.
JMIR Publications recently published “Understanding the Information Needs of Patients With Ovarian Cancer Regarding Genetic Testing to Inform Intervention Design: Interview Study” in JMIR Cancer, which reported that experts in gynecological cancer care recommend that … Read more
Approach can help radiologists in a busy clinical practice assess lesions more quickly
The appearance of ovarian lesions on ultrasound is an effective predictor of cancer risk that can help women avoid unnecessary surgery, according to a new study published … Read more