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ANA OAKNIN

ANA OAKNIN

Current positions

  • Principal Investigator, VHIO´s Gynecological Malignancies Group.
  • Head of Gynecologic Tumors Unit, Medical Oncology Department, the Vall d´Hebron University Hospital (HUVH).
  • Full-time Senior Medical Oncologist & Attending Physician, Medical Oncology Department, the Vall d´Hebron University Hospital (HUVH).

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1994.
  • Specialization in Medical Oncology, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, 1996 – 2000.

Areas of Research

  • DNA repair mechanisms
  • Angiogenesis
  • Immunology

Most relevant scientific publications

  • Monk BJ, Poveda A, Vergote I, Raspagliesi F, Fujiwara K, Bae DS, Oaknin A, Ray-Coquard I, Provencher; DM, Karlan BY, Lhommé C, Richardson G, Rincón DG, Coleman RL, Marth C, Brize A, Fabbro M, Redondo A, Bamias: A, Ma H, Vogl FD, Bach BA, Oza AM. Final results of a phase 3 study of trebananib plus weekly paclitaxel in recurrent ovarian cancer (TRINOVA-1): Long-term survival, impact of ascites, and progression-free survival-2. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Oct;143(1):27-34.
  • Fujiwara K, Monk BJ, Lhommé C, Coleman RL, Brize A, Oaknin A, Ray-Coquard I, Fabbro M, Provencher D, Bamias A, Vergote I, DeCensi A, Zhang K, Vogl FD, Bach BA, Raspagliesi F. Health-related quality of life in women with recurrent ovarian cancer receiving paclitaxel plus trebananib or placebo (TRINOVA-1). Ann Oncol. 2016 Jun;27(6):1006-13.
  • Penson RT; Huang HQ; Wenzel LB; Monk BJ; Stockman S; Long HJ; Ramondetta LM; Landrum LM; Oaknin A; Reid TJ; Leitao MM; Method M; Michael H; Tewari KS. Bevacizumab for advanced cervical cancer: patient-reported outcomes of a randomised, phase 3 trial (NRG Oncology-Gynecologic Oncology Group protocol 240). 2015. Lancet Oncol. 16: 301-311.
  • Oza AM; Cibula D; Benzaquen AO; Poole C; Mathijssen RH; Sonke GS; Colombo N; Špacek J; Vuylsteke P; Hirte H; Mahner S; Plante M; Schmalfeldt B; Mackay H; Rowbottom J; Lowe ES; Dougherty B; Barrett JC; Friedlander M. Olaparib combined with chemotherapy for recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer: a randomised phase 2 trial. 2015. Lancet Oncol. 16: 87-97.
  • Standard chemotherapy with or without bevacizumab for women with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer (ICON7): overall survival results of a phase 3 randomised trial.Oza AM; Cook AD; Pfisterer J; Embleton A; Ledermann JA; Pujade-Lauraine E; Kristensen G; Carey MS; Beale P; Cervantes A; Park-Simon TW; Rustin G; Joly F; Mirza MR; Plante M; Quinn M; Poveda A; Jayson GC; Stark D; Swart AM; Farrelly L; Kaplan R; Parmar MK; Perren TJ; ICON7 trial investigators. 2015. Lancet Oncol. 16: 928-936.
  • Phase III randomized trial of second-line ixabepilone versus paclitaxel or doxorubicin in women with advanced endometrial cancer. McMeekin S; Dizon D; Barter J; Scambia G; Manzyuk L; Lisyanskaya A; Oaknin A; Ringuette S; Mukhopadhyay P; Rosenberg J; Vergote I. 2015. Gynecol. Oncol. 138: 18-23.
  • Progression-free survival by local investigator versus independent central review: Comparative analysis of the AGO-OVAR16 Trial. Floquet A; Vergote I; Colombo N; Fiane B; Monk BJ; Reinthaller A; Calvert P; Herzog TJ; Meier W; Kim JW; Del Campo JM; Friedlander M; Pisano C; Isonishi S; Crescenzo RJ; Barrett C; Wang K; Mitrica I; du Bois A. 2015. Gynecol. Oncol.136: 37-42.
  • SEOM guidelines for cervical cancer. Oaknin A; Rubio MJ; Redondo A; De Juan A; Cueva Bañuelos JF; Gil-Martin M; Ortega E; Garcia-Arias A; Gonzalez-Martin A; Bover I. 2015. Clin. Transl. Oncol. 17: 1036-1042.
  • The European Network for Gynaecological Oncological Trial Groups Charta for Privileged Partnership. Marth C; du Bois A; Schauer C; du Bois A; Casado A; Vergote I; Del Campo JM; Goudopoulou A; Pujade-Lauraine E; Bruchim I; Colombo N; Pignata S; Ledermann J; Chekerov R; Raza Mirza M; Westermann A; Glasspool R; Taskiran C; Fehr M; Cibula D. 2015. Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer. 25: 1094-1095.
  • Monk BJ, Poveda A, Vergote I, Raspagliesi F, Fujiwara K, Bae DS, Oaknin A, Ray-Coquard I, Provencher DM, Karlan BY, Lhommé C, Richardson G, Rincón DG, Coleman RL, Herzog TJ, Marth C, Brize A, Fabbro M, Redondo A, Bamias A, Tassoudji M, Navale L, Warner DJ, Oza AM. Anti-angiopoietin therapy with trebananib for recurrent ovarian cancer (TRINOVA-1): a randomised, multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2014 Jul; 15(8): 799-808
  • Vergote I, Oaknin A, Baurain JF, Ananda S, Wong S, Su X, Wu B, Zhong Z, Warner D, Casado A. A phase 1b, open-label study of trebananib in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with ovarian cancer receiving interval or primary debulking surgery. Eur. J. Cancer 2014 Sep; 50(14): 2408-16
  • Abu-Rustum N, Chi D, Coleman RL, del Campo JM, Fotopoulou C, Frumovitz M, Gershenson DM, González A, Jhingran A, Ledermann J, Mariani A, Mirza M, Oaknin A, Ramirez PT, Schmeler KM, Sood AK. Summary of the 2014 MD Anderson International Meeting in Gynecologic Oncology: emerging therapies in gynecologic cancer. Gynecol. Oncol. 2014 Jul; 134(1): 6-9
  • Salazar R, Morales S, Gil-Martín M, Aguirre E, Oaknin A, García M, Callies S, Wickremsinhe ER, Benhadji KA, Llombart A. Phase 1 dose escalation and pharmacokinetic evaluation of oral gemcitabine prodrug (LY2334737) in combination with docetaxel in patients with advanced solid tumors. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol. 2014 Jun; 73(6): 1205-15
  • Pujade-Lauraine E, Hilpert F, Weber B, Reuss A, Poveda A, Kristensen G, Sorio R, Vergote I, Witteveen P, Bamias A, Pereira D, Wimberger P, Oaknin A, Mirza MR, Follana P, Bollag D, Ray-Coquard I. Bevacizumab combined with chemotherapy for platinum-resistant recurrent ovarian cancer: The AURELIA open-label randomized phase III trial. J. Clin. Oncol. 2014 May; 32(13): 1302-8
  • Tewari KS, Sill MW, Long HJ, Penson RT, Huang H, Ramondetta LM, Landrum LM, Oaknin A, Reid TJ, Leitao MM, Michael HE, Monk BJ. Improved survival with bevacizumab in advanced cervical cancer. N. Engl. J. Med. 2014 Feb; 370(8): 734-43
  • González-Martin A, Gladieff L, Tholander B, Stroyakovsky D, Gore M, Scambia G, Oaknin A, Sneller V, Freudensprung U, Pignata S. Updated results from OCTAVIA (front-line bevacizumab, carboplatin and weekly paclitaxel therapy for ovarian cancer). Eur. J. Cancer 2014 Mar; 50(4): 862-3
  • Diaz-Padilla I, Monk BJ, Mackay HJ, Oaknin A. Treatment of metastatic cervical cancer: future directions involving targeted agents. Crit. Rev. Oncol. Hematol. 2013 Mar; 85(3): 303-14
  • González-Martin A, Gladieff L, Tholander B, Stroyakovsky D, Gore M, Scambia G, Kovalenko N, Oaknin A, Ronco JP, Freudensprung U, Pignata S. Efficacy and safety results from OCTAVIA, a single-arm phase II study evaluating front-line bevacizumab, carboplatin and weekly paclitaxel for ovarian cancer. Eur. J. Cancer 2013 Dec; 49(18): 3831-8

All publications

  • Monk BJ, Poveda A, Vergote I, Raspagliesi F, Fujiwara K, Bae DS, Oaknin A, Ray-Coquard I, Provencher; DM, Karlan BY, Lhommé C, Richardson G, Rincón DG, Coleman RL, Marth C, Brize A, Fabbro M, Redondo A, Bamias: A, Ma H, Vogl FD, Bach BA, Oza AM. Final results of a phase 3 study of trebananib plus weekly paclitaxel in recurrent ovarian cancer (TRINOVA-1): Long-term survival, impact of ascites, and progression-free survival-2. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Oct;143(1):27-34.
  • Fujiwara K, Monk BJ, Lhommé C, Coleman RL, Brize A, Oaknin A, Ray-Coquard I, Fabbro M, Provencher D, Bamias A, Vergote I, DeCensi A, Zhang K, Vogl FD, Bach BA, Raspagliesi F. Health-related quality of life in women with recurrent ovarian cancer receiving paclitaxel plus trebananib or placebo (TRINOVA-1). Ann Oncol. 2016 Jun;27(6):1006-13.
  • Liu JF, Ray-Coquard I, Selle F, Poveda AM, Cibula D, Hirte H, Hilpert F, Raspagliesi F, Gladieff L, Harter P, Siena S, Del Campo JM, Tabah-Fisch I, Pearlberg J, Moyo V, Riahi K, Nering R, Kubasek W, Adiwijaya B, Czibere A, Naumann RW, Coleman RL, Vergote I, MacBeath G, Pujade-Lauraine E. Randomized Phase II Trial of Seribantumab in Combination With Paclitaxel in Patients With Advanced Platinum-Resistant or -Refractory Ovarian Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Dec 20;34(36):4345-4353. Epub 2016 Oct 23.
  • Kurzeder C, Bover I, Marmé F, Rau J, Pautier P, Colombo N, Lorusso D, Ottevanger P, Bjurberg M, Marth C, Barretina-Ginesta P, Vergote I, Floquet A, Del Campo JM, Mahner S, Bastière-Truchot L, Martin N, Oestergaard MZ, Kiermaier A, Schade-Brittinger C, Polleis S, du Bois A, Gonzalez-Martin A. Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Phase III Trial Evaluating Pertuzumab Combined With Chemotherapy for Low Tumor Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 3 mRNA-Expressing Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer (PENELOPE). J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jul 20;34(21):2516-25.
  • González-Martín A, Pautier P, Mahner S, Rau J, Colombo N, Ottevanger P, Del Campo JM, Selle F, du Bois A, Gadducci A, García Y, Berton-Rigaud D, Marmé F, Ortega E, Martin N, Bastiere-Truchot L, Kiermaier A, Kurzeder C. Pertuzumab Plus Chemotherapy for Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer: Safety Run-in Results of the PENELOPE Trial. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2016 Jun;26(5):898-905.
  • Pujade-Lauraine E, Selle F, Weber B, Ray-Coquard IL, Vergote I, Sufliarsky J, Del Campo JM, Lortholary A, Lesoin A, Follana P, Freyer G, Pardo B, Vidal L, Tholander B, Gladieff L, Sassi M, Garin-Chesa P, Nazabadioko S, Marzin K, Pilz K, Joly F. Volasertib Versus Chemotherapy in Platinum-Resistant or -Refractory Ovarian Cancer: A Randomized Phase II Groupe des Investigateurs Nationaux pour l'Etude des Cancers de l'Ovaire Study. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Mar 1;34(7):706-13.
  • Harter P, Johnson T, Berton-Rigaud D, Park SY, Friedlander M, Del Campo JM, Shimada M, Forget F, Mirza MR, Colombo N, Zamagni C, Chan JK, Imhof M, Herzog TJ, O'Donnell D, Heitz F, King K, Stinnett S, Barrett C, Jobanputra M, Xu CF, du Bois A. BRCA1/2 mutations associated with progression-free survival in ovarian cancer patients in the AGO-OVAR 16 study. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Mar;140(3):443-9.
  • du Bois A, Kristensen G, Ray-Coquard I, Reuss A, Pignata S, Colombo N, Denison U, Vergote I, Del Campo JM, Ottevanger P, Heubner M, Minarik T, Sevin E, de Gregorio N, Bidziński M, Pfisterer J, Malander S, Hilpert F, Mirza MR, Scambia G, Meier W, Nicoletto MO, Bjørge L, Lortholary A, Sailer MO, Merger M, Harter P; AGO Study Group led Gynecologic Cancer Intergroup/European Network of Gynaecologic Oncology Trials Groups Intergroup Consortium. Standard first-line chemotherapy with or without nintedanib for advanced ovarian cancer (AGO-OVAR 12): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Jan;17(1):78-89.
  • Monk BJ, Poveda A, Vergote I, Raspagliesi F, Fujiwara K, Bae DS, Oaknin A, Ray-Coquard I, Provencher DM, Karlan BY, Lhommé C, Richardson G, Rincón DG, Coleman RL, Herzog TJ, Marth C, Brize A, Fabbro M, Redondo A, Bamias A, Tassoudji M, Navale L, Warner DJ, Oza AM. Anti-angiopoietin therapy with trebananib for recurrent ovarian cancer (TRINOVA-1): a randomised, multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2014 Jul; 15(8): 799-808
  • Vergote I, Oaknin A, Baurain JF, Ananda S, Wong S, Su X, Wu B, Zhong Z, Warner D, Casado A. A phase 1b, open-label study of trebananib in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with ovarian cancer receiving interval or primary debulking surgery. Eur. J. Cancer 2014 Sep; 50(14): 2408-16
  • Abu-Rustum N, Chi D, Coleman RL, del Campo JM, Fotopoulou C, Frumovitz M, Gershenson DM, González A, Jhingran A, Ledermann J, Mariani A, Mirza M, Oaknin A, Ramirez PT, Schmeler KM, Sood AK. Summary of the 2014 MD Anderson International Meeting in Gynecologic Oncology: emerging therapies in gynecologic cancer. Gynecol. Oncol. 2014 Jul; 134(1): 6-9
  • Salazar R, Morales S, Gil-Martín M, Aguirre E, Oaknin A, García M, Callies S, Wickremsinhe ER, Benhadji KA, Llombart A. Phase 1 dose escalation and pharmacokinetic evaluation of oral gemcitabine prodrug (LY2334737) in combination with docetaxel in patients with advanced solid tumors. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol. 2014 Jun; 73(6): 1205-15
  • Pujade-Lauraine E, Hilpert F, Weber B, Reuss A, Poveda A, Kristensen G, Sorio R, Vergote I, Witteveen P, Bamias A, Pereira D, Wimberger P, Oaknin A, Mirza MR, Follana P, Bollag D, Ray-Coquard I. Bevacizumab combined with chemotherapy for platinum-resistant recurrent ovarian cancer: The AURELIA open-label randomized phase III trial. J. Clin. Oncol. 2014 May; 32(13): 1302-8
  • Tewari KS, Sill MW, Long HJ, Penson RT, Huang H, Ramondetta LM, Landrum LM, Oaknin A, Reid TJ, Leitao MM, Michael HE, Monk BJ. Improved survival with bevacizumab in advanced cervical cancer. N. Engl. J. Med. 2014 Feb; 370(8): 734-43
  • González-Martin A, Gladieff L, Tholander B, Stroyakovsky D, Gore M, Scambia G, Oaknin A, Sneller V, Freudensprung U, Pignata S. Updated results from OCTAVIA (front-line bevacizumab, carboplatin and weekly paclitaxel therapy for ovarian cancer). Eur. J. Cancer 2014 Mar; 50(4): 862-3
  • Diaz-Padilla I, Monk BJ, Mackay HJ, Oaknin A. Treatment of metastatic cervical cancer: future directions involving targeted agents. Crit. Rev. Oncol. Hematol. 2013 Mar; 85(3): 303-14
  • González-Martin A, Gladieff L, Tholander B, Stroyakovsky D, Gore M, Scambia G, Kovalenko N, Oaknin A, Ronco JP, Freudensprung U, Pignata S. Efficacy and safety results from OCTAVIA, a single-arm phase II study evaluating front-line bevacizumab, carboplatin and weekly paclitaxel for ovarian cancer. Eur. J. Cancer 2013 Dec; 49(18): 3831-8
  • Oaknin A, Diaz de Corcuera I, Rodríguez-Freixinos V, Rivera F, del Campo JM. SEOM guidelines for cervical cancer. Clin Transl Oncol 2012 Jul; 14(7): 516-9
  • Oaknin A, Rodríguez-Freixinos V, Diaz de Corcuera I, Rivera F, del Campo JM. SEOM guidelines for endometrial cancer. Clin Transl Oncol 2012 Jul; 14(7): 512-5
  • Salazar R, Jones RJ, Oaknin A, Crawford D, Cuadra C, Hopkins C, Gil M, Coronado C, Soto-Matos A, Cullell-Young M, Iglesias Dios JL, Evans TR. A phase I and pharmacokinetic study of elisidepsin (PM02734) in patients with advanced solid tumors. Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol. 2012 Nov; 70(5): 673-81
  • Oaknin A, Roda D, González-Martin A, Chiva L, García-Donas J, De Juan A, Redondo A, Martínez S, García Y, Catot S, Ponce J, del Campo JM, Cervantes A, Poveda A. Feasibility of a modified outpatient regimen of intravenous/intraperitoneal chemotherapy in optimally debulked stage III ovarian cancer patients: a GEICO study. Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer 2011 Aug; 21(6): 1048-55
  • del Campo JM, Muñoz-Couselo E, Diaz de Corcuera I, Oaknin A. Trabectedin combined with liposomal doxorubicin in women with relapsed ovarian cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2010 Jun; 10(6): 795-805