Clinical Conundrums: Choosing the Best Management Approaches in Patients With Ovarian Cancer

On June 16, 2010, Clinical Care Options Oncology released a Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation entitled, “Clinical Conundrums:  Choosing the Best Management Approaches in Patients With Ovarian Cancer.” The presentation provides the most recent data on managing patients with ovarian cancer in the frontline and recurrent setting and in specific clinical scenarios.

Thomas J. Herzog, M.D., Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

On June 16, 2010, Clinical Care Options Oncology released a Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation entitled, Clinical Conundrums:  Choosing the Best Management Approaches in Patients With Ovarian Cancer. The presentation provides the most recent data on managing patients with ovarian cancer in the frontline and recurrent setting and in specific clinical scenarios.

The presentation was created by Thomas J. Herzog, MD, Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. The topics covered in the presentation include the following:

–Controversies in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer

–What About Alternative Taxane Therapy?

–Will Adding a Third Drug Help?

–What About Intraperitoneal (IP) Therapy?

–Will Adding a Targeted Therapy Help?

–Prognostic Factors in Ovarian Cancer.

–Does Having a BRCA Mutation Affect Ovarian Cancer Prognosis?

–Ongoing and Recently Completed Clinical Trials in Ovarian Cancer.

–Relevance of CA-125 Levels: Placing Novel Data Into Clinical Context.

–Best Management Approaches for Patients With Platinum-Sensitive Recurrent Disease.

–Who Are the Best Candidates?

–Management of Patients in Challenging Clinical Situations: Platinum Resistance and Other Clinical Scenarios.

  • PARPi Trials: Ongoing/Planned
  • Investigational Agents
  • NKTR-102: Peg-Irinotecan
  • EC145: Novel Folate Receptor Targeted Therapeutic
  • Developmental Strategies

Source: Clinical Conundrums: Choosing the Best Management Approaches in Patients With Ovarian Cancer, by Thomas J. Herzog, MD, Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Treatment Updates, Ovarian 2010, Clinical Options Oncology, June 16, 2010.

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