[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 233 (Monday, December 6, 2010)]
[Pages 75680-75681]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-30502]



Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2010-N-0001]

Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


    This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory 
committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will 
be open to the public.
    Name of Committee: Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee.
    General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and 
recommendations to the Agency on FDA's regulatory issues.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on February 9, 2011, from 8 
a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Location: FDA White Oak Campus, Building 31 Conference Center, the 
Great Room (rm. 1503), 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 
20993-0002. Information regarding special accommodations due to a 
disability, visitor parking and transportation may be accessed at: 
http:[sol][sol]www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/default.htm; under the 
heading ``Resources for You,'' click on ``White Oak Conference Center 
Parking and Transportation Information for FDA Advisory Committee 
Meetings.'' Please note that visitors to the White Oak Campus must have 
a valid driver's license or other picture ID, and must enter through 
Building 1.
    Contact Person: Nicole Vesely, Center for Drug Evaluation and 
Research, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 
31, rm. 2417, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 301-796-9001, FAX: 301 847-
8533, e-mail: [email protected], or FDA Advisory Committee 
Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC 
area), code 3014512542. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date 
information on this meeting. A notice in the Federal Register about 
last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory 
committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide 
timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the Agency's Web site 
and call the appropriate advisory committee hot line/phone line to 
learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting.

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    Agenda: On February 9, 2011, the committee will discuss biologics 
license application (BLA) 125377, with the proposed trade name YERVOY 
(ipilimumab), submitted by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. The proposed 
indication (use) for this product is for the treatment of advanced 
melanoma in patients who have received prior therapy.
    FDA intends to make background material available to the public no 
later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post 
the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the 
background material will be made publicly available at the location of 
the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be 
posted on FDA's Web site after the meeting. Background material is 
available at http:[sol][sol]www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/
default.htm. Scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee link.
    Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or 
views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. 
Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before 
January 25, 2011. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled 
between approximately 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Those individuals 
interested in making formal oral presentations should notify the 
contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of 
the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses 
of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time 
requested to make their presentation on or before January 14, 2011. 
Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of 
registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably 
accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may 
conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open 
public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested 
persons regarding their request to speak by January 18, 2011.
    Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised 
that the Agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical 
    FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee 
meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with 
physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special 
accommodations due to a disability, please contact Nicole Vesely at 
least 7 days in advance of the meeting.
    FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee 
meetings. Please visit our Web site at http:[sol][sol]www.fda.gov/
AdvisoryCommittees/AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ucm111462.htm for procedures 
on public conduct during advisory committee meetings.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: December 1, 2010.
Jill Hartzler Warner,
Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs.
[FR Doc. 2010-30502 Filed 12-3-10; 8:45 am]