FDA to host public meeting on device improvements for therapeutic radiation
Slated to be held on June 9 and 10, the meeting, entitled ``Device Improvements to Reduce the Number of Under-doses, Over-doses, and Misaligned Exposures from Therapeutic Radiation,” is seeking public comments on a number of questions.
According to the agency, the questions will touch upon:
- Equipment features that manufacturers should incorporate into radiation therapy devices and software;
- Steps manufacturers should take to improve training of individuals who use these devices, and
- Steps to improve quality assurance (QA) at medical facilities.
Following each session, a roundtable discussion will be held between FDA staff and selected participants representing a range of constituencies, said the agency.
To be held at the Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C. North/Gaithersburg, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both meeting dates, any individuals interested in attending the public meeting or giving an oral presentation during any of the sessions must register by May 15.