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
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Given that ovarian cancer patients enrolled on phase 1 trials usually have platinum resistant and heavily pretreated disease, with a poor prognosis, researchers undertook this retrospective single-institution series with 132 patients to … Read more
Inhibiting the JAK/STAT pathway could represent a potential treatment for high-grade serous ovarian cancer, according to a single-cell analysis.
Researchers led by the Broad Institute’s Aviv Regev used single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) to analyze about 11,000 cells from ascites from … 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
Pembrolizumab monotherapy continues to show modest antitumor activity in patients with recurrent advanced ovarian cancer, according to updated results of the KEYNOTE-100 study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (May 29-31, 2020).
In the interim … Read more
According to results of a prospective, randomized clinical trial of selected patients with platinum-sensitive, recurrent ovarian cancer assigned to receive second-line platinum-based chemotherapy preceded by secondary cytoreductive surgery versus not, OS was significantly longer for … Read more
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Verastem, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTM) (also known as Verastem Oncology), a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing new medicines for patients battling cancer, today announced results from the ongoing investigator-initiated Phase 1 clinical study investigating VS-6766, its
In a first-time disclosure of IPN60090, a small-molecule inhibitor of the metabolic enzyme glutaminase (GLS1), researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Therapeutics Discovery division and Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals reported the preclinical discovery and early-stage clinical development … Read more
By Lisa Astor
Treatment with olaparib demonstrated similar outcomes to standard-of-care chemotherapy treatment in patients with BRCA wild-type, platinum-sensitive, recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer in the phase II CLIO study. As such, olaparib failed to demonstrate a significant improvement in survival … Read more
By Jason M. Broderick
The anti-DLL4/VEGF bispecific antibody navicixizumab showed promising clinical activity when used in combination with paclitaxel in heavily pretreated patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, according to findings from a phase Ib study.
The data build on positive … Read more
By Gene Emery
Going back into the operating room for surgery to help a woman whose ovarian cancer has reappeared may not help her live longer – instead, it might shorten her life, according to an international study of 485 … Read more
By Jessica Skarzynski
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Zejula for patients with advanced ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer that have been treated with three or more prior chemotherapy regimens and whose cancer is associated with homologous … Read more
By Wayne Kuznar
The case for the combination of olaparib (Lynparza) and durvalumab (Imfinzi) in patients with metastatic breast cancer and relapsed ovarian cancer with germline BRCA mutations was strengthened based on the updated results from the phase I/II MEDIOLA, … Read more
By Charles Bankhead
Anti-folate fails phase III test, but key biomarker measurement may have been faulty.
An antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) targeting folate-receptor expression failed to improve progression-free survival (PFS) versus chemotherapy in patients with recurrent platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, according to … Read more
By Pam Harrison
Targeted drug provokes good response in chemoresistant, low-grade serous ovarian or peritoneal cancer.
Trametinib (Mekinist) treatment was associated with better outcomes in women with recurrent or progressive low-grade serous ovarian or peritoneal cancer versus treatment with standard-of-care … Read more