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Pediatric Oncology Subcommittee of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee

Center Date Time Location
CDER March 14, 2006 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Gaithersburg Hilton
The Ballrooms
620 Perry Pkwy.
Gaithersburg, MD

The subcommittee will discuss the following:

(1) Clinical studies of methotrexate and daunomycin to be conducted under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act;
(2) phase 4 requirements for Deferasirox, Norvartis Pharmaceuticals, as mandated under accelerated approval; and
(3) the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research's process for handling drug shortages.

Background material and meeting information will become available no later than one business day before the meeting (Simply scroll down to the appropriate committee heading).

Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person by March 7, 2006. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before March 7, 2006, and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation. Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets.

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Contact Person:
Johanna M. Clifford, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD-21), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, (for express delivery, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1093) Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-7001, FAX: 301-827-6776, e-mail: cliffordj@cder.fda.gov

Advisory Committee Telephone Information Line:
Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 3014512542.

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