The 2022 annual meeting of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) was a grand cru when it comes to ovarian cancer, with the presentation of long-term data of several pivotal studies evaluating firstline maintenance therapy with a PARP inhibitor. Also, in the recurrent ovarian cancer setting, there was some interesting PARP news. In addition to this, ESMO featured the presentation of multiple studies evaluating checkpoint inhibitors in the management of ovarian cancer, endometrium and cervical cancer.

(Belg J Med Oncol 2022;16(8):380–6)