New drug development for cancer // Drug Repurposing

New drug development for cancer

Are pioneering a new kind
  • A to Z List of Cancer Drugs
    List of cancer drug information summaries from NCI. These summaries have information about cancer drugs and cancer drug combinations.
  • NCI Drug Dictionary
    A dictionary that contains technical definitions, alternate names, and links to related information for 2, 300+ agents that are being used in the treatment of patients with cancer or cancer-related conditions.

Drug Development and Approval

  • Drug Development Process
    Information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), describing the steps involved in the development of new drugs, from discovery to post-market monitoring.
  • Speeding Up Drug Approval
    Information from the FDA, describing ways that drugs can be made available as quickly as possible.
  • Access to Investigational Drugs
    A fact sheet that defines investigational drugs (drugs under study but not yet FDA approved) and describes the special conditions under which patients and their doctors can apply to receive these treatments.

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FDA drug approval at lowest rate

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Since Vioxx withdrawal, only 37 treatments received federal OK
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As the American pharmaceutical industry grapples with layoffs and spending cuts, newly released statistics show drugmakers continue to struggle with the discovery of blockbuster medicines.
The Food and Drug Administration approved only 17 new drugs last year, matching the lowest number of newly approved compounds since the peak of 53 approvals a decade ago...

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WASHINGTON – Two months ago, federal food regulators said they were unable to set a safety threshold for the industrial chemical melamine in baby formula. Now, however, they found a way to settle on a standard that allows for higher levels than those found in U.S.-made batches of the product.
Food and Drug Administration officials on Friday set a threshold of 1 part per million of melamine in formula, provided a related chemical is not present. They insisted the formulas are safe.
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