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Expert Point of View: Ursula A. Matulonis, MD

Invited discussant Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, applauded the improved outcomes favoring lenvatinib/pembrolizumab in the confirmatory KEYNOTE-775 trial. “This represents the start of a new era in endometrial cancer...

gynecologic cancers

Benefit of Niraparib Maintenance Therapy Extends Beyond First Disease Progression in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

The PARP (poly [adp-ribose] polymerase) inhibitor niraparib is safe for long-term use and effective as maintenance treatment in patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer, according to data presented by Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 2021...

Expert Point of View: Ursula A. Matulonis, MD and Konstantin Zakashansky, MD

Perspectives on ARIEL4 were provided for The ASCO Post by the invited discussant Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Chief of Gynecologic Oncology and the Brock Wilson Family Chair at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, and Konstantin Zakashansky, MD,...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Gynecologic Cancers 2020–2021 Almanac

The past year has been a remarkable and noteworthy time with much exciting progress made in gynecologic cancers, despite the underlying presence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several key studies were presented in 2020–2021 that detailed the results of novel therapies for our patients with cervical,...

gynecologic cancers
genomics/genetics

Expert Point of View: Ursula Matulonis, MD, and Konstantin Zakashansky, MD

Perspectives on ARIEL4 were provided for The ASCO Post by the invited discussant Ursula Matulonis, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Chief of Gynecologic Oncology and the Brock Wilson Family Chair at ­Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, and by Konstantin Zakashansky, MD,...

gynecologic cancers

Mismatch Repair–Deficient/Microsatellite Instability–High Recurrent Endometrial Cancer

In this video, Ursula Matulonis, MD; Joyce F. Liu, MD, MPH; and Bobbie J. Rimel, MD, focus on a case of mismatch repair–deficient/microsatellite instability–high recurrent endometrial cancer. They discuss the range of treatment options for patients with mismatch repair–deficient cancer, including...

gynecologic cancers

Platinum-Sensitive Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Ursula Matulonis, MD; Joyce F. Liu, MD, MPH; and Bobbie J. Rimel, MD, discuss a case of a woman with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer who was found to have a germline BRCA1 mutation. They address the question of how to choose the optimal chemotherapy regimen for patients who are...

gynecologic cancers

Newly Diagnosed Advanced BRCA-Mutated Ovarian Cancer

In this video, Ursula Matulonis, MD; Joyce F. Liu, MD, MPH; and Bobbie J. Rimel, MD, discuss the use of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors in the management of a patient with newly diagnosed, advanced ovarian cancer with a germline BRCA1 mutation. They review recent findings from the...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Expert Point of View: Ursula ­Matulonis, MD

Invited discussant, Ursula ­Matulonis, MD, Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, applauded the improved outcomes favoring lenvatinib/pembrolizumab in the confirmatory KEYNOTE-775 trial. “This represents the start of a new era in endometrial cancer...

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 patients with platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer with either a BRCA mutation or a tumor with high-grade...

gynecologic cancers

Benefit of Niraparib Maintenance Therapy Extends Beyond First Disease Progression in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

The PARP (poly [ADP-ribose] polymerase) inhibitor niraparib is safe for long-term use and effective as maintenance treatment in patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer, according to data presented by Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 2021...

Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Wins Federal Grant to Accelerate Ovarian Cancer Research

Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) has been awarded a $12 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to bring promising ovarian cancer research from the laboratory to clinical practice. The highly competitive Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant will help...

gynecologic cancers

Early Cancer Experience Plants the Seed for a Career in Oncology to Grow for Joyce F. Liu, MD, MPH

As a young girl growing up in central New Jersey, Joyce F. Liu, MD, MPH, a medical oncologist specializing in gynecologic cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, dreamed of becoming an astronaut. However, she realized her fear of heights and propensity for motion sickness didn’t jive with...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

KEYNOTE-100: In Women With Advanced Ovarian Cancer, Pembrolizumab Yields Modest Antitumor Efficacy

the final results of the phase II KEYNOTE-100 study of pembrolizumab in women with advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer showed that pembrolizumab monotherapy produced modest clinical activity. Ursula Matulonis, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, reported the data at the...

gynecologic cancers

Gynecologic Oncology Highlights 2019–2020 Almanac

Ovarian cancer is associated with the highest risk of mortality among the five most common gynecologic cancers (cervical, ovarian, uterine [endometrial], vaginal, and vulvar) in the United States; in 2020 in the United States, ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in an estimated 21,750 women, and...

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, on Ovarian Cancer: Roundup of Studies on Olaparib, Cediranib, Mirvetuximab Soravtansine, Bevacizumab, and Pembrolizumab

Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses three important studies focusing on newer therapies for patients with recurrent platinum-sensitive, platinum-agnostic, and advanced recurrent ovarian cancers (Abstracts 6003, 6004, and 6005).

gynecologic cancers

Time Without Symptoms or Toxicity After Niraparib Maintenance Therapy in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

In a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, and colleagues found that niraparib maintenance therapy was associated with increased time without symptoms or toxicity (TWiST) vs routine surveillance among women with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer in...

gynecologic cancers

SGO 2019: Treatment With Maintenance Niraparib in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Extends Time Without Symptoms or Toxicity

Findings from a recent clinical trial presented in a Scientific Plenary session at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s (SGO) 50th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer revealed that women with recurrent ovarian cancer who received niraparib as maintenance therapy experienced more time...

gynecologic cancers

Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, and Daniel J. Margul, MD, PhD, on Cervical Cancer and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Daniel J. Margul, MD, PhD, of Northwestern University, discuss the outcomes and costs of open, robotic, and laparoscopic radical hysterectomy for stage IB1 cervical cancer (Abstract 5502).

gynecologic cancers
immunotherapy

Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, and Stéphanie Gaillard, MD, PhD, on Ovarian Cancer: Results From an NRG Oncology/COG Trial

Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Stéphanie Gaillard, MD, PhD, of Duke Cancer Institute, discuss an evaluation of bevacizumab in the primary treatment of advanced ovarian cancer (Abstract 5517).

Ursula Matulonis, MD, Named Brock-Wilson Family Chair at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Ursula Matulonis, MD, has been named the first incumbent of the Brock-Wilson Family Chair at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Dana-Farber). The newly established Chair was created to advance gynecologic oncology research and support a highly dedicated faculty member at Dana-Farber. Dr. Matulonis is...

gynecologic cancers

PARP Inhibitors in BRCA-Related Ovarian Cancer—and Beyond!

Poly (ADP ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors are among the most exciting new classes of oncology drugs, and their development has coincided with the increasing recognition of the therapeutic vulnerability in targeting DNA damage response and DNA repair. The initial clinical testing of PARP...

gynecologic cancers

Jonathan A. Ledermann, MD, and Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, on Olaparib Maintenance Monotherapy for Ovarian Cancer

Jonathan A. Ledermann, MD, of Cancer Research UK and University College London Cancer Trials Centre, and Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss findings on overall survival in patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed serous ovarian cancer receiving olaparib...

gynecologic cancers

Helen MacKay, MD, and Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, on Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: Results From the OV21-PETROC Trial

Helen MacKay, MD, of the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, and Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss findings from this phase II study of intraperitoneal vs intravenous chemotherapy following neoadjuvant chemotherapy and optimal debulking surgery in patients with...

gynecologic cancers

Dana-Farber Receives $900,000 Grant to Research Ovarian Cancer

The Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation has awarded researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a $900,000 grant to test new combinations of targeted drugs against the disease. Ursula Matulonis, MD, Director of the Gynecological Cancer Treatment Center in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s...

gynecologic cancers

PARP Inhibitors: The First Potential Treatment of Hereditary Ovarian Cancers

Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors are one of the most exciting new classes of agents in development for the treatment of ovarian cancer. Olaparib (Lynparza), the lead oral PARP inhibitor, received accelerated approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of...

gynecologic cancers

PARP Inhibitors Have ‘Clear Benefit’ for Patients With Ovarian Cancer and BRCA Mutations, but When and at What Cost?

PARP inhibitors offer a promising alternative for targeted therapy in ovarian cancer” and have “clear benefit in BRCA-mutation carriers,” but questions remain about when is the best time to use them and the cost-effectiveness of maintenance therapy, Elizabeth M. Swisher, MD, of the University of...

breast cancer
gynecologic cancers
issues in oncology

AACR 2015: Olaparib and Investigational PI3K Inhibitor BKM120 Combination Active Against Ovarian and Breast Cancer Subtypes

Combination treatment with the poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor olaparib (Lynparza) and the investigational phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitor BKM120 was safe and yielded evidence of clinical benefit for women with triple-negative breast cancer and for those with high-grade...

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