Drug Pipeline News

S4E3: Myfembree for moderate-to-severe endometriosis pain: Potential for adolescents

March 02, 2022

In this episode of Pap Talk, Contemporary OB/GYN® Associate Editor Lindsey Carr sat down with Jessica Shim, MD, an attending at in the Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts, to discuss Myfembree (relugolix, estradiol, and norethindrone acetate tablets; Myovant Sciences, Pfizer) and its possible approval in May 2022.

Myfembree for moderate-to-severe endometriosis pain: Potential for adolescents

February 23, 2022

Contemporary OB/GYN® Associate Editor Lindsey Carr sat down with Jessica Shim, MD, an attending at in the Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts, to discuss Myfembree (relugolix, estradiol, and norethindrone acetate tablets; Myovant Sciences, Pfizer) and its possible approval in May 2022.

Trastuzumab deruxtecan significantly improves PFS, OS in HER2-low metastatic breast cancer

February 22, 2022

Trastuzumab deruxtecan resulted in a statistically significant improvement in progression-free survival and overall survival compared with physician’s choice of chemotherapy in patients with HER2-low unresectable and/or metastatic breast cancer, irrespective of hormone receptor status, meeting the primary and secondary end points of the phase 3 DESTINY-Breast 04 trial.

Oral ibrexafungerp for treating acute VVC

February 18, 2022

Patients with acute vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) greatly benefited from oral ibrexafungerp (Brexafemme, Scynexis), according to results of a global phase 3 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled superiority study published in the international journal of obstetrics and gynecology, BJOG.

S4E1: New RNA platform can predict pregnancy complications

February 11, 2022

In this episode of Pap Talk, Contemporary OB/GYN® sat down with Maneesh Jain, CEO of Mirvie, and Michal Elovitz, MD, chief medical advisor at Mirvie, a new RNA platform that is able to predict pregnancy complications by revealing the biology of each pregnancy. They discussed recently published data regarding the platform's ability to predict preeclampsia and preterm birth.