FDA seeks comment on proposed policy for diagnostic tests used with targeted drug therapies

Posted by Food and Drug Administration--Press Releases on Tuesday Jul 12, 2011 Under News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a new draft guidance to facilitate the development and review of companion diagnostics – tests used to help health care professionals determine whether a patient with a particular disease or condition should receive a particular drug therapy or how much of the drug to give. The draft document is intended to provide companies with guidance on the agency’s policy for reviewing a companion diagnostic and the corresponding therapy.

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