Do you have questions about the use of investigational drugs for treatment purposes?
Expanded access, sometimes called "compassionate use," is the use of an investigational drug outside of a clinical trial to treat a patient with a serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition who has no comparable or satisfactory alternative treatment options.
On Tuesday, February 23, at 3 p.m. ET, the FDA hosted a 30-minute webinar on Access to Investigational Drugs. The featured speakers, Theresa Toigo, Director, Office of Special Health Issues and Richard Klein, HIV/AIDS Program Director, Office of Special Health Issues, discussed factors to consider in deciding whether to seek access to an investigational drug and the ways to access investigational drugs.
Title: Access to Investigational Drugs
Web address for viewing: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p14874544/
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