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Learn About FDA Patient Engagement

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.

Guide to Submitting Comments to the FDA

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

Learn About the Patient Affairs Staff

The FDA Patient Affairs Staff works to improve, expand and sustain communication with patients and their community.

Get Illness/Condition Information

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

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.

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).

Contact FDA

FDA Patient Affairs Staff

Submit a question or meeting request to FDA through the: Request to Connect webform

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