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SGO 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on Womens Cancer

gynecologic cancers

Anthony B. Costales, MD, on Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Predicting the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Anthony B. Costales, MD, of the Baylor College of Medicine, discusses results from the MIID-SOC trial, which explored the question of whether laparoscopic surgery for removal of ovarian, fallopian tub...

gynecologic cancers

Andreas Obermair, MD, on Treating Endometrial Adenocarcinoma With a Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device

Andreas Obermair, MD, of the University of Queensland and Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer Research, discusses data on a hormonal IUD used to treat women with the precursor lesion endometri...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Amir A. Jazaeri, MD, on Metastatic Cervical Cancer: The Role of Immunotherapy

Amir A. Jazaeri, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses data on the safety and efficacy of adoptive cell transfer using autologous tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (LN-145) ...

gynecologic cancers

Eric Pujade-Lauraine, MD, PhD, on First-Line Maintenance Therapy in Ovarian Cancer

Eric Pujade-Lauraine, MD, PhD, of Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu, discusses results from the PAOLA-1ENGOT-ov25 trial on the use of homologous recombination–repair mutation gene panels and whether they can predict...

gynecologic cancers
pain management

Brittany A. Davidson, MD, on a Model to Predict the Need for Opioids After Gynecologic Surgery

Brittany A. Davidson, MD, of Duke University, discusses the development and validation of the GO-POP model (Gynecologic Oncology Predictor of Postoperative opioid use), an individualized patient-cente...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Dana M. Roque, MD, on Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Peritoneal Cancers: Possible New Therapeutic Option for Heavily Pretreated Disease

Dana M. Roque, MD, of the University of Maryland Medical Center, discusses phase II results showing that weekly ixabepilone plus biweekly bevacizumab may improve overall response rate as well as progr...

gynecologic cancers

Laura Chambers, DO, on Treating Epithelial Ovarian Cancer With Cisplatin and Paclitaxel During Surgery

Laura Chambers, DO, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses data showing that combining paclitaxel and cisplatin vs cisplatin alone with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy at interval debulking surg...

gynecologic cancers
symptom management

Supriya Chopra, MD, on Cervical Cancer: Reducing Late Effects of Bowel Toxicity

Supriya Chopra, MD, of Tata Memorial Centre, discusses a final analysis of the phase III PARCER trial, which showed that image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy is superior to conventional radio...

gynecologic cancers
survivorship
symptom management

Lauren Thomaier, MD, on Predicting Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Gynecologic Cancer Survivors

Lauren Thomaier, MD, of the University of Minnesota, discusses the genetic variants found to be associated with an increase in chemotherapy-induced neuropathy symptoms in a cohort of gynecologic canc...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Emily Hinchcliff, MD, MPH, on Treating Non–Clear Cell Ovarian Cancer With Durvalumab and Tremelimumab

Emily Hinchcliff, MD, MPH, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses phase II results of durvalumab (anti–PD-L1) and tremelimumab (anti–CTLA-4) administered in combination vs seq...

gynecologic cancers
genomics/genetics

Sandro Pignata, MD, PhD, on BRCA-Mutated Ovarian Cancer: Maintenance Olaparib Outcomes

Sandro Pignata, MD, PhD, of the Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, discusses results from the ORZORA trial, which showed the efficacy of olaparib in patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cance...

gynecologic cancers

Alice P. Barr, MD, on Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Minimally Invasive vs Open Surgery After Chemotherapy

Alice P. Barr, MD, of the Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute, discusses results from a retrospective study, which showed that progression-free and overall survival appeared to be no ...

gynecologic cancers
genomics/genetics
immunotherapy

Charles N. Landen, MD, on Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer: BRCA Mutations, PD-L1 Expression, and Combination Chemoimmunotherapy

Charles N. Landen, MD, of the University of Virginia, discusses results from the first clinical trial in ovarian cancer to demonstrate that neither a BRCA1/2 mutation nor a homologous recombination de...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Hyun C. Chung, MD, on Pembrolizumab for Advanced Cervical Cancer: Update From KEYNOTE-158

Hyun C. Chung, MD, of Yonsei Cancer Center and Yonsei University College of Medicine, discusses phase II findings from the KEYNOTE-158 study, which support the use of pembrolizumab for patients with r...

gynecologic cancers

Shannon N. Westin, MD, on Treating Endometrial Cancer With Enzalutamide, Paclitaxel, and Carboplatin

Shannon N. Westin, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses phase II results from the ENPAC trial, which showed the combination of enzalutamide, paclitaxel, and carboplatin ...

gynecologic cancers

Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, on Ovarian Cancer: Niraparib as Maintenance Therapy

Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses phase III results from the ENGOT-OV16/NOVA study on the long-term safety and efficacy of niraparib as maintenance therapy in patient...

gynecologic cancers

Morcos N. Nakhla, MS, on Surgical Outcomes for Frail Patients With Ovarian Cancer

Morcos N. Nakhla, MS, a second-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, discusses data showing that a higher surgical volume is associated with better outcomes for frail patients u...

gynecologic cancers
covid-19

Brian M. Slomovitz, MD, on the Impact of COVID-19 on Gynecologic Cancer Research

Brian M. Slomovitz, MD, of Florida International University, describes how emphasizing diversity and shifting away from clinical trials at universities helped The GOG Foundation, Inc., increase patien...

gynecologic cancers
global cancer care

Edward L. Trimble, MD, MPH, on Cervical Cancer: A Global WHO Initiative

Edward L. Trimble, MD, MPH, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses the World Health Organization’s global strategy to speed the elimination of cervical cancer through vaccination, screening, trea...

gynecologic cancers
genomics/genetics

William H. Bradley, MD, on Ovarian Cancer: 5-Year Follow-up on Maintenance Olaparib

William H. Bradley, MD, of the Medical College of Wisconsin, discusses results from the SOLO-1 trial on maintenance olaparib after first-line platinum-based chemotherapy for patients with newly diagno...

gynecologic cancers

Rebecca S. Kristeleit, MD, PhD, on Relapsed Ovarian Cancer: Rucaparib vs Chemotherapy

Rebecca S. Kristeleit, MD, PhD, of the University College London and UCL Cancer Institute, discusses efficacy and safety results from the phase III ARIEL4 study, which showed that rucaparib improved p...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Vicky Makker, MD, on Endometrial Cancer: Lenvatinib Plus Pembrolizumab

Vicky Makker, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses phase III findings showing that lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab may improve overall and progression-free survival, as well as overa...

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