Will Patient-Reported Data Require New Drug Labeling Framework?
Whether US FDA may need to create a special labeling section for patient experience data is a ‘huge question that’s going to require a lot of discussion,’ Oncology Center of Excellence’s Kluetz says; agency is currently exploring non-labeling alternatives to communicating PRO data.
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