Oh yeah, what a big FDA hero. Fighting bureaucracy to make sure good treatments get rushed to approval. WARNING: don't eat before reading this, unless you just enjoy throwing up.
The Food and Drug Administration’s top cancer drug regulator doesn’t always ask for permission before taking on big initiatives.
Richard Pazdur, director of the FDA Oncology Center of Excellence, hates bureaucracy. It stifles his ideas for getting treatments to cancer patients faster — of which there are many.
To cut through that bureaucracy, Pazdur has a trick: "Don't tell anybody," he said to laughter at a meeting of the advocacy group Friends of Cancer Research Tuesday
This is behind a paywall at FEURSTEIN'S website, so needless to say I couldn't read all of it. Won't give that guy one dime.
Talk about shameless sucking up. I don't expect the truth from him, but sheesh.