The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is enacting the Research to Accelerate Cures & Equity (RACE) for Children Act amends and updates the Pediatric Research Equity Act (PREA). RACE Act will require new drugs intended for adult cancer treatment to also be studied in pediatric cancers when the molecular target of the drug is relevant to pediatric oncology. This paper discusses the need for and the importance of pediatric research, the RACE Act, and how it applies to precision medicine.

RACE Act Prompts More Pediatric Clinical Trials for Oncology Drug Developers

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