Mirvetuximab Soravtansine Approved for Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancers
Keira Smith
FDA Updates
The FDA has granted accelerated approval to mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx (Elahere®, ImmunoGen), a folate receptor alpha (FRα)–directed antibody and microtubule inhibitor conjugate, for patients with FRα-positive, platinum-resistant epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancers previously treated with one to three systemic trea...
Staying Up to Date on Endometrial Cancer With Ritu Salani, MD
Lyn Brook
Expert Analysis
Cancer of the uterine corpus, also called endometrial cancer, is the most common cancer of the female genital tract, with the American Cancer Society estimating that there will be 65,950 new diagnoses and 12,550 fatal cases in the United States in 2022. In this interview, Ritu Salani, MD, Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Health, touches base on a recent activity she led, Emerging Checkpoint Inhibitor-Based Strategies for Advanced Endometrial Cancer. In addition, she discusses updates since recording the activity and why it's important for health care professionals to participate in staying up to date with the evolving landscape of endometrial cancer treatment options.  
FDA Approves Pembrolizumab Combination for Cervical Cancer
Selma Khenissi, MPS
FDA Updates
The FDA has granted approval to pembrolizumab (Keytruda®, Merck) in combination with chemotherapy, with or without bevacizumab, for patients with persistent, recurrent, or metastatic cervical cancer whose tumors express programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1). The FDA has also granted regular approval to single-agent pembrolizumab for patients with recur...
Tisotumab Vedotin Approved for Recurrent/Metastatic Cervical Cancer
Keira Smith
FDA Updates
The FDA has granted accelerated approval to tisotumab vedotin-tftv (TivdakTM, Seagen) for patients with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer who experience disease progression on or after chemotherapy. "Few effective second-line treatments exist for women with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer," wrote Robert Coleman, MD, Chief Scientific O...

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