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About the FDA Patient Network

The FDA Patient Education Network helps educate patients, patient advocates, and their healthcare professionals about medical product regulations and we continue to look at ways to involve patients more effectively in regulatory decisions related to...

Calendar of Public Meetings

Participate or find information on an upcoming FDA sponsored workshop, conference or advisory committee meeting.

Comment on Current FDA Draft Guidances

Read FDA Federal Register Notices and submit your comments on current FDA draft guidances and other policy related questions that affect patients and caregivers.

Get Illness/Condition Information

FDA brings the patient perspective into the review of medical products that treat Cancer, Hepatitis B & C and HIV.

Clinical Trials: What Patients Need to Know

Clinical trials, informed consent and FDA's role in ensuring that people of different demographics are included in clinical trials (FDASIA section 907).

Learn About Drug and Device Approvals

FDA is speeding up the approval process for Drugs and Medical Devices. Learn how medical products are approved.

Learn About Other Treatment Options

Expanded access, investigational new drugs and off-label use of approved products.

Learn About Patient Engagement at the FDA

Learn about the FDA Patient Representative Program and the Patient Engagement Collaborative to see how patients and caregivers are working with the FDA to have their voice included in medical product approvals and FDA policy.

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