UPDATED INFORMATION (as of 10/17/12):
CANCELLED: November 8, 2012: Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting. This cancellation applies to both the morning session and afternoon session of the meeting. The issues for which the FDA was seeking the scientific input of the committee have been resolved.
UPDATED INFORMATION (as of 10/3/12):
CANCELLED: November 8, 2012: Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting. This cancellation applies to both the morning session and afternoon session of the meeting.
|CDER||November 8, 2012||8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.||FDA White Oak Campus|
The Great Room (Rm. 1503)
White Oak Conference Center
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland
During the morning session, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 204026, with the established name pomalidomide, application submitted by Celgene Corporation. The proposed indication (use) for this product is in combination with dexamethasone for patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma who have received at least 2 prior regimens of established benefit, including both lenalidomide and bortezomib and have demonstrated disease progression on the last therapy.
During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) 021882/015, with the trade name Exjade (deferasirox) tablets for oral suspension, application submitted by Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation. The proposed indication (use) for this product is for the treatment of chronic iron overload in patients with non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia syndromes (beta-thalassemia intermedia, HbE beta-thalassemia, and alpha-thalassemia) aged 10 years and older.
FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.
- Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before October 25, 2012.
- Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on November 8, 2012. 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 October 17, 2012.
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 October 18, 2012.
CDER plans to provide a free of charge, live webcast of the November 8, 2012, meeting of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee. While CDER is working to make webcasts available to the public for all advisory committee meetings held at the White Oak campus, there are instances where the webcast transmission is not successful; staff will work to re-establish the transmission as soon as possible. Further information regarding the webcast, including the web address for the webcast, will be made available at least 2 days in advance of the meeting at the following website: 2012 Meeting Materials, Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee
CDER plans to post archived webcasts after the meeting, however, in cases where transmission was not successful, archived webcasts will not be available
- Caleb Briggs, Pharm.D.
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
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