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The President's Cancer Panel Report: "Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now"

May 18, 2010

The President’s Cancer Panel (the Panel), a three-person, federal advisory committee appointed by the President, was established in 1971 with the passage of the National Cancer Act. The Panel is charged with monitoring the development and execution of the activities of the National Cancer Program. Each year, the Panel holds at least four public meetings to solicit input from a variety of stakeholders and submits an annual report to the President of the United States with recommendations focused on improving the National Cancer Program.
 
The Panel’s latest report, Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk What We Can Do Now, was released on May 5, 2010.

Download the report (select the link for Annual Report for 2008-2009)

On May 18, 2010 CHE hosted a national partnership call to hear from representatives of the President's Cancer Panel and learn more about the report's findings and key recommendations. We also heard scientists' reactions to the report.

Featured speakers included:

Abby B, Sandler, PhD, Executive Secretary, President's Cancer Panel, Chief, Institute Review Office, National Cancer Institute

Richard Clapp, DSc, MPH, is Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health.

Julia G. Brody, PhD, Executive Director, Silent Spring Institute

Janet Nudelman, Breast Cancer Fund

The call was moderated by Elise Miller, Director, CHE.

There has been a great deal of media coverage related to this report. Read Nicholas Kristoff's, New York Times op-ed column, "New Alarm Bells About Chemicals and Cancer". Read more media pieces by selecting the "resources" link about on this page. 

For more information on The President's Cancer Panel see: http://www.healthandenvironment.org/cancerpanel

 

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