CCR scientists have identified dozens of naturally occurring receptors that direct immune cells to tumors with mutations in p53, the most commonly mutated gene in human cancers. The research team, led by Steven Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the … Read more
In an interview with Targeted Oncology, Erika P. Hamilton, MD, discussed the early clinical activity seen with DS-6000a in patients with advanced ovarian cancer or renal cell carcinoma with disease progression following standard of care treatment.
Interim data from a … Read more
by Kelly Irvin
It’s good to have all the facts when you decide whether to participate in a cancer drug clinical trial—even the ones that make you swallow hard and tear up.
To find clinical trials, please check out the … Read more
by the ASCO Post Staff
Today, 1 year after its founding, Break Through Cancer announced $50 million in grants to support several cutting-edge research projects using a novel “TeamLab” structure—designed to maximize interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, … Read more
by Ariana Pelosci
Data regarding different dosing strategies of elimusertib for advanced solid tumors with ATM alterations and other DNA damage repair gene defects display early efficacy of the therapy.
Patients with advanced solid tumors who have ATM gene alterations
by Hayley Virgil
Patients with pretreated ovarian cancer who are resistant to platinum-based chemotherapy may experience promising responses and disease control following treatment with nemvaleukin alfa and pembrolizumab.
Treatment with nemvaleukin alfa (ALKS 4230) plus pembrolizumab (Keytruda) yielded tumor responses
by Anne Doerr
A new study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center and the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center shows ixabepilone plus bevacizumab (IXA+BEV) is a well-tolerated, effective combination for treatment of platinum/taxane-resistant ovarian cancer compared to … Read more
by Monica Janke, MD
In patients with ovarian cancer and pretreatment elevated CA-125 who achieved remission after frontline therapy, most recurrences are detected by rising CA-125 levels or symptoms.
In patients with ovarian cancer and pretreatment elevated CA-125 who achieved
by Kristi Rosa
The FolRα-targeted antibody-drug conjugate STRO-002 was found to elicit encouraging responses in heavily pretreated patients with advanced ovarian cancer.
The FolRα-targeted antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) STRO-002 was found to elicit encouraging responses in heavily pretreated patients with advanced
by Sucharita Mistry, PhD
Cytoreductive surgery followed by chemotherapy can prolong overall survival (OS), compared with chemotherapy alone, in certain patients with relapsed ovarian cancer, according to results from the DESKTOP III trial published in the New England Journal of … Read more
by Nichole Tucker
Top-line results from the phase 3 SORAYA study show promise for mirvetuximab in patients with FRα-high platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.
Single-agent mirvetuximab soravtansine (mirvetuximab; IMGN853) has demonstrated clinically meaningful benefit in patients with late receptor alpha (FRα)-high platinum-resistant
By The ASCO Post Staff
For more than 2 decades, the chemotherapy agent gemcitabine has been a mainstay treatment for several types of cancer. Now, scientists have uncovered genetic evidence of which patients with high-grade serous ovarian cancer are likely … 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
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
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
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
Treatment with olaparib is safe and effective for patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer, regardless of the number of prior lines of chemotherapy received and BRCA mutation status, according to data presented from the phase II LIGHT … Read more
Modest improvement in PFS with rucaparib but worse outcome for reversion mutation.
By Charles Bankhead
A PARP inhibitor slowed progression of recurrent, advanced BRCA-positive ovarian cancer as compared with standard chemotherapy, a randomized trial showed.
Treatment with rucaparib (Rubraca) … Read more