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Ariel 3 Phase III study of rucaparib comprehensive dataset presented at ESMO.- Clovis Oncology.

Clovis Oncology, Inc. announced the first presentation of a comprehensive dataset from its Phase III ARIEL3 study of rucaparib at...

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Zoptrex (zoptarelin doxorubicin) fails to meet primary endpoint in endometrial cancer- Aeterna Zentaris

Aeterna Zentaris announced that the ZoptEC Phase III clinical study of Zoptrex (zoptarelin doxorubicin) in women with locally advanced, recurrent...

Added 5 years ago Drug news

AEZS-108 to commence Phase III trial for Endometrial Cancer

The FDA has approved an upcoming Phase III registration trial in Endometrial Cancer for AEZS-108 from Aeterna Zentaris Inc. This...

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Communicating Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone

This learning zone offers a short overview of the challenges faced by both healthcare professionals and patient when communicating end-stage or metastatic cancer.

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Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Vulval Carcinoma

This document covers all invasive vulval cancers of any histological type.
Vulval cancer is a disease affecting predominantly elderly women and is uncommon below the age of 50 years.

Added 4 years ago

Gestational trophoblastic disease: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

First ever ESMO Clinical Practice Guideline in Gestational Trophoblastic Disease features incidence and epidemiology of a spectrum of disorders from pre-malignant conditions to malignant forms of the disease.

Added 5 years ago

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Journal articles

Cutaneous metastasis from vulvar squamous cell carcinoma: a rare occurrence that should not be forgotten.

Vulvar cancer accounts for 5% of the female genital tract cancers. Cutaneous metastases from vulvar cancer are extremely rare and for this reason, it can be difficult to reach a diagnosis with a consequent delay in the treatment.

Added 8 months ago

Practical guidance on the use of olaparib capsules as maintenance therapy for women with BRCA mutations and platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer.

Olaparib is the first oral poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor to be approved as maintenance monotherapy for treatment of patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed BRCA-mutated (BRCAm) serous ovarian cancer.

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Olaparib for the treatment of epithelial ovarian cancer.

Introduction: Despite recent advances in the management of epithelial ovarian cancer, overall survival rates remain poor, and there is a pressing need to develop novel therapeutic agents and maintenance strategies ...

Added 2 years ago

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Clinical trials

PH3 Study of IMGN853 vs Investigator's Choice of Chemotherapy in Women With FRa+ Adv. EOC, Primary Peritoneal or Fallopian Tube Cancer (FORWARD I)

This is a Phase 3, open label, randomized study designed to compare the safety and efficacy of IMGN853 to that of selected single-agent chemotherapy (Investigator's choice) in women with platinum-resistant FR-alpha positive advanced...

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A Study of Rucaparib as Switch Maintenance Following Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Patients With Platinum-Sensitive, High-Grade Serous or Endometrioid Epithelial Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal or Fallopian Tube Cancer (ARIEL3)

Patients enrolled into this study will be stratified into 3 groups based on gene mutations identified in their tumor tissue. The purpose of this study is to evaluate patient response to maintenance treatment with rucaparib...

Added 5 years ago

A Study of Rucaparib in Patients With Platinum-Sensitive, Relapsed, High-Grade Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer (ARIEL2)

The purpose of this study is to determine which patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer will best respond to treatment with rucaparib.

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.