Sandro Pignata, MD, PhD, on Ovarian and Related Gynecologic Cancers: Expert Perspective on Three Key Trials
2017 ESMO Congress
Sandro Pignata, MD, PhD, of the Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, summarizes findings from the ICON8 study on dose-dense chemotherapy integration in first-line epithelial ovarian/fallopian tube/primary peritoneal carcinoma treatment; the ARIEL3 study on rucaparib vs placebo in recurrent ovarian carcinoma; and the ENGOT-OV16/NOVA on quality of life in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer treated with niraparib (Abstracts 929O, LBA40, 930O).
Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, offers expert perspectives on the role of PARP inhibitors in treating triple-negative breast cancer.
Simone Koole, MD (and a PhD candidate), of the Netherlands Cancer Institute, discusses phase III findings on health-related quality of life after hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for stage III ovarian cancer.
Robert I. Haddad, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses phase III study results on treatment beyond disease progression with nivolumab in patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (Abstract 1043O).
Luis G. Paz-Ares, MD, PhD, of Hospital Universitario 12 De Octubre, discusses phase III study findings on durvalumab after chemoradiation therapy in patients with stage III, locally advanced, unresectable non–small cell lung cancer (Abstract LBA1).
Caroline Robert, MD, PhD, of Gustave Roussy, characterizes complete responses in patients with advanced melanoma who received the combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab, or nivolumab or ipilimumab alone (Abstract 1213O).