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The Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE) was authorized by the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016 and established on January 19, 2017. The Center unites experts across the FDA to conduct expedited review of medical products for oncologic and hematologic malignancies. The OCE also leads a variety of research and educational outreach projects and programs to advance the development and regulation of medical products for patients with cancer.

To learn more about the Oncology Center of Excellence, read the OCE Director's Message.


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May 03 to 05

Getting the Dose Right:

Optimizing Dose Selection: Strategies
in Oncology

Oncology Center of Excellence 
& ASCO Workshop

2 Sessions  1:00 - 4:45pm ET  Virtual

June 16

Oncology Center of Excellence Presents

Conversations on Cancer
National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week: Engaging the Generations

1:00 - 2:30pm ET  Virtual
June 29

Oncology Center of Excellence Presents

7th Annual Clinical Outcome Assessment in Cancer Clinical Trials Workshop Keeping an “open” mind: Patient-reported outcomes in
open-label trials

10:00am - 3:00pm ET  Virtual




Featured Projects and Events

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Project Confirm

Project Confirm is an initiative of the FDA Oncology Center of Excellence to promote the transparency of outcomes related to Accelerated Approvals for oncology indications.
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Project Orbis

Project Orbis provides a framework for concurrent submission and review of oncology products among international regulators, which may allow patients with cancer to receive earlier access to products.
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Conversations on Ovarian Cancer

The Oncology Center of Excellence Conversations On Cancer public panel discussion series is observing World Ovarian Cancer Day. Join this 1-hour informal panel discussion exploring personal perspectives from survivors, clinicians, and patient advocates on the impact of ovarian cancer. .
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OCE Summer Scholars

The FDA OCE Summer Scholars Program is designed to introduce high school students with an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) to the cancer drug development process.



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