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Advocacy Group Hopeful Oncology Center Exempt From Hiring Freeze

February 13, 2017
An internal memo from HHS listing department jobs that are exempt from President Donald Trump's federal hiring freeze may bode well for the FDA's newly launched Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE), an initiative aimed at speeding patient access to cancer treatments that is viewed as a model for future creation of other disease-focused centers, according to a cancer research think tank and advocacy group. But FDA says it is still in the process of reviewing the memo's applications. The oncology...

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