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Author Sekeres, Mikkael A., author.

Title Drugs and the FDA : a story of tragedy, effectiveness, and safety / Mikkael A. Sekeres
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2022]


Description 1 online resource
Contents This Little Drug Came to Market -- ...And Finally Efficacy -- The Moxie to do Battle -- Trials and Tribulations -- Starve a Tumor, Feed an Industry -- A Viral Scourge -- Silence = Death -- The FDA Makes Its Case -- The Avastin Decision
Summary "The tension between the drugs patients need & what is necessary to demonstrate safety & efficacy; a story of hope in justifiably desperate patients vs. the time it takes to prove drugs actually work"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Food and Drug Administration.
SUBJECT United States. Food and Drug Administration
United States. Food and Drug Administration fast
Subject Drug approval -- United States
Breast -- Cancer -- Chemotherapy
Drug Approval
United States Government Agencies
Bevacizumab -- therapeutic use
Breast Neoplasms -- drug therapy
Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized -- therapeutic use
Breast -- Cancer -- Chemotherapy
Drug approval
SUBJECT United States
Subject United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780262371322