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Oncology Center of Excellence

Dr. Richard Pazdur

Richard Pazdur, M.D.
Director, Oncology Center of Excellence



Read the OCE 2018 Annual Report for an update on the Center's activities and progress.

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About the Oncology Center of Excellence

The FDA Oncology Center of Excellence leverages the combined skills of regulatory scientists and reviewers with expertise in drugs, biologics, and devices (including diagnostics). This Center of Excellence will help expedite the development of oncology and hematology medical products and support an integrated approach in the clinical evaluation of drugs, biologics, and devices for the treatment of cancer. The OCE works with centers and offices across the FDA; visit Who We Are for more information.

Mission and Vision Statements

Mission Statement: The mission of the Oncology Center of Excellence is to achieve patient-centered regulatory decision-making through innovation and collaboration.

Vision Statement: We seek to create a unified and collaborative scientific environment to advance the development and regulation of oncology products for patients with cancer.

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