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ASCO Commends Confirmation of Robert M. Califf, MD, as FDA Commissioner

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“We commend the U.S. Senate for confirming Robert M. Califf, MD, as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Califf brings extraordinary expertise and vision to this position and we are confident that his appointment will positively impact cancer care.

“Dr. Califf's considerable expertise and long experience in clinical and translational medicine makes him well-suited to lead the FDA's efforts to assure the safety and effectiveness of treatments and medical devices to ensure that the right treatment is delivered to the right person at the right time.

“ASCO is grateful for the leadership of HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray, and congratulates Dr. Califf on his confirmation. We look forward to working with him in his new role as FDA Commissioner.”

The content in this post has not been reviewed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO®) and does not necessarily reflect the ideas and opinions of ASCO®.


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