September 1, 2009: Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement
|CDER||September 1, 2009
||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
||Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring
8727 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, Maryland
On September 1, 2009, the committee will discuss (1) supplemental NDA (sNDA) 021-673/S-009, CLOLAR (clofarabine) Injection for intravenous use, Genzyme Corporation, proposed indication for the treatment of previously untreated adults aged 60 years or older with acute myeloid leukemia with at least one unfavorable baseline prognostic factor, and (2) New Drug Application (NDA) 022-489, proposed trade name ONRIGIN (laromustine) Injection, Vion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., proposed indication for remission induction therapy for patients 60 years or older with de novo poor-risk acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
CLOLAR (clofarabine) Injection for intravenous use has a new proposed indication for treatment of AML in previously untreated adults aged 60 years or older with at least one medical or health factor that increases the risk of an unfavorable outcome. Laromustine Injection, with the proposed trade name ONRIGIN, has a proposed use for “remission induction therapy” for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). This is an initial approach to AML treatment designed to induce, or bring about, remission (reduction or disappearance) of leukemia in patients 60 years or older with de novo, or first occurrence, AML designated as “poor-risk,” or more likely to have a poor outcome.
Public Participation Information
Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee.
- Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before August 25, 2009.
- Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on September 1. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before August 25, 2009.
Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by August 26, 2009.
- Nicole Vesely
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD-21)
Food and Drug Administration
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