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.

Niraparib Plus Dostarlimab Misses the Mark in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

June 25th 2022

The combination of niraparib and dostarlimab produced a low overall response rate in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer without a known BRCA mutation who had progressed and received prior bevacizumab, one that did not reach the threshold for second-stage accrual to the phase 2 MOONSTONE/GOG-3032 trial.

Farletuzumab Ecteribulin Shows Early Activity in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

June 21st 2022

The antibody-drug conjugate farletuzumab ecteribulin demonstrated notable antitumor activity with a manageable safety profile in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

Rucaparib Maintenance Shows PFS Benefit in Ovarian Cancer, Independent of HRD Status

June 6th 2022

Rucaparib elicited a significant improvement in progression-free survival outcomes vs placebo as first-line maintenance therapy in patients with ovarian cancer who responded to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy across patient subgroups.

Ruxolitinib Plus Chemo as Pre/Postsurgical Treatment Prolongs PFS in Ovarian Cancer

June 6th 2022

Twice-daily oral ruxolitinib plus carboplatin and paclitaxel given as frontline neoadjuvant and post-surgical treatment to patients with stage III or IV ovarian cancer was found to be feasible and to improve progression-free survival compared with chemotherapy alone.

Galinpepimut-S Plus Pembrolizumab Displays Early Efficacy in WT1+ Ovarian Cancer

May 31st 2022

Galinpepimut-S in combination with the PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab elicited a clinical benefit in patients with Wilms’ tumor-1-positive relapsed/refractory platinum-resistant advanced metastatic ovarian cancer, according to top line-line data from a phase 1/2 trial (NCT03761914).

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

Novel FSHR-Mediated CAR T Approach Under Exploration in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

April 28th 2022

An investigative follicle-stimulating hormone receptor–mediated CAR T-cell technology is under exploration in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer.

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.