The OncLive Gynecologic Oncology condition center page is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on various types of gynecologic cancers, including ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and uterine cancer, among others. This section features news articles, interviews with gynecologic oncologists in written and video format, and podcasts that focus on unmet needs, treatment advances, and ongoing research in gynecologic cancers.
March 15th 2021
A phase 3 trial evaluating single-agent cemiplimab will be stopped early due to positive results demonstrating an overall survival benefit over chemotherapy in patients with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer who previously received chemotherapy.
March 3rd 2021
The FDA has granted priority review to the new drug application for the novel compound pafolacianine sodium injection for use in the identification of ovarian cancer during surgery.
February 26th 2021
February 26, 2021 - The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use granted a positive opinion to dostarlimab as a treatment for patients with recurrent or advanced microsatellite instability–high/mismatch repair deficient endometrial cancer who have progressed on or following platinum-based chemotherapy.
February 24th 2021
Robert Wenham, MD, MS, FACOG, FACS, discusses novel immunotherapy combinations for the treatment of patients with ovarian cancer.
February 24th 2021
February 24, 2021 - An independent data safety monitoring committee has not observed any safety issues with the phase 3 OVAL trial examining VB-111 in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, and as such, has recommended that the trial continue as planned.
February 22nd 2021
February 22, 2021 - The FDA has granted a fast track designation to the DNA-mediated interleukin-12 immunotherapy GEN-1 for use in the treatment of patients with advanced ovarian cancer.
February 16th 2021
February 16, 2021 - Only 34.3% of 14,689 patients with ovarian cancer received germline genetic testing between 2013 and 2019, revealing persistent underuse of testing among this population.
February 15th 2021
Robert L. Coleman, MD, discusses key data for these therapies and touched on emerging developments concerning new therapies in ovarian and endometrial cancers.
February 11th 2021
February 10, 2021 - A biologics license application has been submitted to the FDA for the accelerated approval of the antibody-drug conjugate tisotumab vedotin for use in patients with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer that has progressed on or following chemotherapy.