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FDA Public Workshop: Partners in Progress 2018 - Cancer Patient Advocates and FDA

The FDA Oncology Center of Excellence will hold its second annual educational workshop for new cancer patient advocates, Partners in Progress: Cancer Patient Advocates and FDA. The objectives are to provide basic training on the role of the FDA and cancer patient advocates in oncology product development. This broad introduction to FDA regulatory aspects of oncology product development is most relevant to attendees with limited knowledge and experience in cancer product development and patient advocacy.

Date: November 27, 2018

Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Location: FDA White Oak Campus
Building 31, Room 1503 - Great Room
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993

FDA Campus Information, (e.g., local airports, directions, and local hotels)

The FDA does not provide travel scholarships to attendees of this meeting.

In-person attendees will receive complementary food and beverages provided by the Supporting Organizations:

  • Cancer Support Community
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Susan G. Komen


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Webcast Information:

FDA will provide a free-of-charge, live webcast of this workshop. Further information regarding the webcast, including the web link for the webcast, will be made available closer to the workshop date.

FDA plans to post archived webcasts after the meeting, however, in cases where transmission was not successful, archived webcasts will not be available.

Meeting Information:

Additional Logistical Information:

When attending meetings at FDA’s White Oak Campus Conference Center/Great Room, additional details about ground transportation, airport information, lodging near White Oak Conference Center, Driving Directions, Parking and Security can be accessed at this link.


Virginia (Gini) Kwitkowski, MS, ACNP-BC
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Office of New Drugs
Office of Hematology and Oncology Products

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