Gynecologic Oncology Articles

Dostarlimab Yields Durable Response in MSI-H, MSS Endometrial Cancer
Patients with recurrent or advanced endometrial cancer demonstrated an overall response rate of almost 30% with dostarlimab treatment.
Olaparib Plus Neratinib Shows Early Potential in HER2+ Ovarian Cancer
Combination use of olaparib and neratinib may represent a novel therapeutic option for chemotherapy-resistant patients with HER2-positive, homologous recombination–proficient ovarian cancer tumors.
Adding Dendritic Cell-Based Immunotherapy to Chemo Improves OS in Relapsed Ovarian Cancer
The addition of the dendritic cell-based immunotherapy DCVAC/OvCA to standard carboplatin and gemcitabine led to a significant improvement in overall survival in patients with relapsed, platinum-sensitive, epithelial ovarian cancer.
Neratinib Shows Promise in HER2-Mutant Cervical Cancer
Treatment with neratinib led to a clinical benefit rate of 54.5% in patients with HER2-mutant cervical cancer.
Pembrolizumab/Bevacizumab Regimen Induces Durable Responses in Ovarian Cancer
Combination therapy with pembrolizumab, bevacizumab, and metronomic cyclophosphamide induced a 95% disease control rate and 40% overall response rate among women with recurrent ovarian cancer.
Lenvatinib Combo Yields Favorable Responses in Ovarian, Endometrial Cancers
Lenvatinib in combination with weekly paclitaxel induced activity among those with recurrent endometrial and platinum-resistant epithelial ovarian cancer, resulting in a 65% overall response rate.
Individualized Dosing Reduces Niraparib-Related TEAEs in Ovarian Cancer Maintenance
Adverse events decreased among patients with high-risk ovarian cancer who received a 200- or 300-mg individualized starting dose of niraparib, based upon baseline bodyweight and platelet count, compared with a 300-mg fixed starting dose.
Repeat Use of PARP Inhibitors Could Be Effective Strategy in Ovarian Cancer
Prior exposure to PARP inhibitor treatment may not lead to resistance in future use with these agents in women with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer, suggesting that repeat use could become more common.
Maintenance Niraparib Extends PFS Without Symptoms, Toxicities in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
Patients with recurrent ovarian cancer who received niraparib maintenance therapy experienced more progression-free time without experiencing symptoms or toxicity compared with placebo; the benefit was 4-fold for those with germline (g) BRCA-mutated disease and 2-fold for non-gBRCA-mutated ovarian cancer.
Sentinel Lymph Node Excision Has Value in Endometrial Cancer
Although the therapeutic utility of lymphadenectomy is uncertain, it continues to provide information for staging and helps to guide postoperative adjuvant treatment for patients with endometrial cancer.
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