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Oncology Today with Dr Neil Love: PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer (Audio Program)
Released March 2021

Featuring an interview with Dr Antonio González-Martín. (Audio Program)

CE Disclosures and Faculty Information

    This activity is intended for medical oncologists, hematology-oncology fellows and other healthcare providers involved in the treatment of ovarian cancer.


    • Assess potential biomarkers of response to PARP inhibition to optimize genetic testing for patients with ovarian cancer (OC).
    • Consider the FDA approval of olaparib as maintenance therapy after first-line platinum-based chemotherapy for patients with advanced OC harboring a germline or somatic BRCA mutation, and counsel appropriate individuals regarding personalized treatment recommendations.
    • Recognize the FDA approval of niraparib as maintenance therapy in the first-line setting for advanced OC regardless of biomarker status, and identify patients for whom treatment with this agent may be appropriate.
    • Evaluate the role of olaparib/bevacizumab as first-line maintenance therapy for patients with homologous recombination-deficient advanced OC responding after first-line platinum-taxane chemotherapy with bevacizumab, and appropriately incorporate this novel strategy into clinical practice.
    • Compare and contrast the toxicities associated with PARP inhibitors commonly used in the care of patients with OC, and recognize the implications for treatment selection.
    • Develop an understanding of the rationale for, available data with and ongoing research evaluating PARP inhibitors in combination with immunotherapy or other targeted therapies, and consider the implications of these findings for OC management.

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    FACULTY — The following faculty (and his spouse/partner) reported relevant conflicts of interest, which have been resolved through a conflict of interest resolution process:

    Antonio González-Martín, MD, PhD
    Co-Director, Oncology Department
    Head, Medical Oncology
    Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Madrid
    Madrid, Spain

    Advisory Committee: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Clovis Oncology, Genmab, GlaxoSmithKline, ImmunoGen Inc, Merck, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, Oncoinvent AS, Pfizer Inc, PharmaMar, Roche Laboratories Inc, Tesaro, A GSK Company; Speakers Bureau: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, GlaxoSmithKline, PharmaMar, Roche Laboratories Inc, Tesaro, A GSK Company.

    EDITOR — Dr Love is president and CEO of Research To Practice. Research To Practice receives funds in the form of educational grants to develop CME activities from the following commercial interests: AbbVie Inc, Acerta Pharma — A member of the AstraZeneca Group, Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation, Agendia Inc, Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc, Amgen Inc, Array BioPharma Inc, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc, Astellas, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Aveo Pharmaceuticals, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, BeiGene Ltd, Biodesix Inc, bioTheranostics Inc, Blueprint Medicines, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Celgene Corporation, Clovis Oncology, Daiichi Sankyo Inc, Dendreon Pharmaceuticals Inc, Eisai Inc, EMD Serono Inc, Epizyme Inc, Exact Sciences Inc, Exelixis Inc, Five Prime Therapeutics Inc, Foundation Medicine, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, Genmab, Gilead Sciences Inc, GlaxoSmithKline, Grail Inc, Guardant Health, Halozyme Inc, Helsinn Healthcare SA, ImmunoGen Inc, Incyte Corporation, Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc, Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc, Janssen Biotech Inc, administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs LLC, Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Kite, A Gilead Company, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc, Lilly, Loxo Oncology Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company, Merck, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc, Myriad Genetic Laboratories Inc, Natera Inc, Novartis, Novocure Inc, Oncopeptides, Pfizer Inc, Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie Company, Prometheus Laboratories Inc, Puma Biotechnology Inc, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, Sandoz Inc, a Novartis Division, Sanofi Genzyme, Seagen Inc, Sirtex Medical Ltd, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc, Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Oncology Inc, Taiho Oncology Inc, Takeda Oncology, Tesaro, A GSK Company, Teva Oncology, Tokai Pharmaceuticals Inc and Verastem Inc.

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    This educational activity contains discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the Food and Drug Administration. Research To Practice does not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings. The opinions expressed are those of the presenters and are not to be construed as those of the publisher or grantors.

    This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, GlaxoSmithKline and Merck.

    Release date: March 2021
    Expiration date: March 2022

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