Oncology On-The-Go Podcast: ASCO 2023 Recap


Experts from University of California, Los Angeles Health and Mayo Clinic discuss key data presented at the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in the gynecologic and gastrointestinal cancer spaces and how they may impact patient care.

Ritu Salani, MD, and Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP, spoke with CancerNetwork® about key findings presented at the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, and how they may affect clinical practice for gynecologic cancer and gastrointestinal cancer.

Salani, the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Director at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Health and the Gynecologic Oncology editorial board member for the journal ONCOLOGY®, discussed presentations on the treatment of ovarian cancer and other gynecologic malignancies. These included data on dostarlimab-gxly (Jemperli) in advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer in the phase 3 RUBY trial (NCT03981796), mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx (Elahere) in folate receptor alpha–high platinum-resistant ovarian cancer in the phase 3 MIRASOL trial (NCT04209855), and a bevacizumab (Avastin)-based regimen in newly diagnosed ovarian cancer in the phase 3 DUO-O trial (NCT03737643).

Bekaii-Saab, leader of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Program at the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center; medical director of the Cancer Clinical Research Office; vice chair/section chief for Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, at Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona; and the Gastrointestinal Cancer chair for the ONCOLOGY® tumor board, detailed findings from presentations in the gastrointestinal cancer space. He discussed data on fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki (Enhertu) in HER2-positive metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) in the phase 2 DESTINY-CRC02 study (NCT04744831), sotorasib (Lumakras) in advanced solid tumors with KRAS G12C mutations in the phase 1b/2 CodeBreaK 101 trial (NCT04185883), and bevacizumab plus atezolizumab (Tecentriq) in metastatic CRC in the phase 2 AtezoTRIBE trial (NCT03721653).

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