Ovarian Cancer Clinical Roundup

News Articles

(AACR) June 23, 2020 - Lipophilic statins, a type of medication commonly prescribed to lower blood cholesterol, were associated with reduced mortality in patients with ovarian cancer, according to a study presented at AACR Virtual II.
(UNSW [Sydney, Australia]) June 18, 2020 - A new tool will help researchers and clinicians to classify ovarian cancer patients’ tumours into subtypes.
(MedPage Today) June 15, 2020 - Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for gynecologic cancers led to an increased risk of disease recurrence and death, according to two meta-analyses.
(Clovis Oncology) June 10, 2020 - Topline data for Rubraca monotherapy arm vs placebo expected 2H 2021; intended to support a supplemental New Drug Application filing (sNDA). Topline data from Rubraca and Opdivo in combination vs Rubraca monotherapy expected one year or more later.
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Journal Scans

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  • Secondary Surgical Cytoreduction for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
  • Niraparib in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Advanced Ovarian Cancer
  • Randomized Phase II Trial of Nivolumab Versus Nivolumab and Ipilimumab for Recurrent or Persistent Ovarian Cancer: An NRG Oncology Study

Featured Ovarian Cancer Tweets

Shannon Westin, MD, MPH, FACOG
ShannonWestin - Jul 01  We are proud to keep working to improve survival for women with gynecologic cancers - no matter what!! Thanks @GOGhttps://t.co/gzYazJ0OWB

Karen H Lu, MD
karenluMD - Jun 30  Sad to hear of Dr Skip Granai passing. Generation of GynOncs carry on his legacy of humanism in medicine. Will not… https://t.co/4ofb6OuOrx

Mario M. Leitao, Jr., MD, FACOG, FACS
leitaomd - Jun 29  Randomized phase II trial presented at ASCO by @zivanovicmd from our group in PS recurrence did not show a benefit… https://t.co/KZIMk5e4ia