ASCO Resources Related to Drug Shortages
ASCO is aware of the ongoing impact of drug shortages on patients receiving cancer treatment and on oncology practices. Below are links to the most recent updates and information on drug shortages from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
- FDA’s Drug Safety and Availability website: Provides information on drug shortages and how to report them.Offers an e-mail service for alerts on shortage updates
- ASHP’s Drug Shortage Resource Center: Provides updates on drug shortages and guides to managing them.
ASCO also provides oncology-related drug shortage information through ASCO in Action.