Gynecologic Oncology

Balstilimab for patients with metastatic cervical cancer

September 15, 2021

Results of a phase 2 study demonstrate that the anti-programmed death-1 (PD-1) antibody balstilimab from Agenus Inc. provides meaningful and durable clinical activity in patients with previously treated, recurrent/metastatic cervical cancer.

FDA accepts pembrolizumab as single agent for treatment of advanced endometrial cancer

August 16, 2021

The FDA has accepted a new supplemental biologics license application for pembrolizumab, an anti-PD-1 therapy, as a single agent for the treatment of patients with advanced endometrial carcinoma that is microsatellite instability-high or mismatch repair deficient, who have diseased progression following prior systemic therapy in any setting and are not candidates for curative surgery or radiation.