Ovarian Cancer | Specialty

The OncLive Ovarian Cancer condition center page is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on ovarian cancer and evolving treatment approaches, including PARP inhibitors, antibody-drug conjugates, chemotherapy and more. This page features news articles, interviews in written and video format, and podcasts that focus on unmet needs, treatment advances, and ongoing research in ovarian cancer.

FDA Grants Priority Review to Mirvetuximab Soravtansine for FRα-High, Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

May 23rd 2022

The FDA has accepted and filed a biologics license application for mirvetuximab soravtansine for the treatment of patients with folate receptor alpha–high, platinum-resistant ovarian cancer who have previously received between 1 and 3 systemic therapies.

The Saga of Regional Therapy in the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

May 17th 2022

Despite numerous well-designed and conducted randomized trials, a definitive answer to the role of specific disease management remains unclear, particularly in the discussions of the optimal role for the regional delivery of cytotoxic chemotherapy in the treatment of patients with ovarian cancer.

Navicixizumab/Paclitaxel Combo Demonstrates Early Promise in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

May 13th 2022

The addition of navicixizumab to paclitaxel produced encouraging responses with manageable toxicity in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer irrespective of prior treatment with bevacizumab.

Institutional Perspectives in Cancer- Ovarian: Chaired by Shannon Westin, MD, MPH

May 13th 2022

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to VB-111 for Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

April 27th 2022

The FDA has granted a fast track designation to VB-111, a targeted anticancer viral gene therapy, for use as a potential therapeutic option in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

Dr. Miller on the Current Treatment Landscape of Ovarian Cancer

April 19th 2022

Eirwen M. Miller, MD, discusses the current treatment landscape of ovarian cancer.

Neoadjuvant Chemoimmunotherapy Demonstrates Activity in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

April 13th 2022

The addition of durvalumab and tremelimumab to chemotherapy led to encouraging responses and a suitable safety profile as neoadjuvant therapy in patients with advanced ovarian cancer, according to findings from the phase 2 KGOG 3046.

Dr. Anderson on Overcoming Suppressive Signals by Engineering T-cells in Ovarian Cancer

April 12th 2022

Kristin G. Anderson, PhD, discusses overcoming suppressive signaling by engineering T-cells in ovarian cancer.

Relacorilant/Nab-Paclitaxel Combo Improves OS in Recurrent, Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

March 31st 2022

The addition of relacorilant to nab-paclitaxel improved overall survival compared with nab-paclitaxel alone in patients with recurrent, platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

Frontline Maintenance Rucaparib Significantly Improves PFS in Ovarian Cancer Irrespective of Biomarker Status

March 31st 2022

Rucaparib significantly improved investigator-assessed progression-free survival over placebo when used as maintenance treatment in newly diagnosed patients with advanced ovarian cancer following successful first-line treatment with platinum-based chemotherapy, according to top-line findings from the monotherapy arm of the phase 3 ATHENA trial.

FDA Approval Sought for Mirvetuximab Soravtansine in Ovarian Cancer

March 29th 2022

A biologics license application has been submitted to the FDA for the use of mirvetuximab soravtansine monotherapy in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer and high folate receptor–alpha expression who have received 1 to 3 prior systemic treatments.

INNOVATE-3 Trial Examining Tumor Treating Fields in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer Recommended to Continue

March 24th 2022

An independent data monitoring committee has recommended that the phase 3 INNOVATE-3 trial exploring the safety and efficacy of tumor treating fields in combination with paclitaxel in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer proceed to the final analysis.

Maintenance Niraparib Given at Individualized Starting Dose Improves PFS in Ovarian Cancer

March 20th 2022

When maintenance niraparib was administered at an individualized starting dose, it resulted in a statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvement in progression-free survival vs placebo in patients with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer, irrespective of biomarker status.

IP Carboplatin/Paclitaxel Improves PFS, But Not OS, Vs IV Chemo in Ovarian Cancer

March 20th 2022

The use of intraperitoneal carboplatin with paclitaxel improved progression-free survival, but not overall survival, vs intravenous chemotherapy in patients with epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.

Mirvetuximab Soravtansine Elicits Encouraging ORR in FRα-High, Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

March 20th 2022

Mirvetuximab soravtansine was found to produce clinically meaningful antitumor activity with acceptable safety and tolerability in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer and high folate receptor–alpha (FRα) expression.

Nemvaleukin Alfa/Pembrolizumab Combo Shows Promising Activity in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

March 19th 2022

The combination of nemvaleukin alpha and pembrolizumab led to encouraging clinical activity in patients with pretreated ovarian cancer who are resistant to platinum-based chemotherapy.

Neoadjuvant Niraparib Shows Early Promise in BRCA-Mutated, HRD+ Ovarian Cancer

March 19th 2022

Neoadjuvant niraparib induced strong results for patients with BRCA-mutant, homologous repair deficient–positive advanced resectable ovarian cancer.

Niraparib Plus Bevacizumab Shows Promise in High-Risk Ovarian Cancer Population

March 19th 2022

Niraparib in combination with bevacizumab was efficacious following 1 line of platinum-based chemotherapy among patients with newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer, regardless of biomarker status.

Intravenous Chemo/Bevacizumab Shows Comparable Survival Outcomes Vs Intraperitoneal Regimen in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

March 19th 2022

Intravenous chemotherapy plus bevacizumab did not demonstrate differences in progression-free and overall survival compared with intraperitoneal chemotherapy plus bevacizumab in patients with advanced ovarian cancer with no macroscopic disease.

Olaparib Shows Comparable OS to Chemotherapy in BRCA+, Platinum-Sensitive, Relapsed Ovarian Cancer

March 19th 2022

Single-agent olaparib generated similar overall survival compared with non-platinum chemotherapy in heavily pretreated patients with platinum-sensitive, relapsed ovarian cancer with BRCA mutations, according to the final analysis of the phase 3 SOLO3 trial.