Community Technical Advisory Committee

Purpose
The purpose of the Community Technical Advisory Committee for the Cancer Cluster Investigation is to a). Provide assistance in determining what questions should be examined regarding cancer numbers - geographic region, time period, types of cancer, and etc. and b) Identify options for how to answer the questions(s)/hypothesis(es).

Working Hypothesis
The working hypothesis or the question to be answered that the Community Technical Advisory Committee for the Cancer Cluster Investigation is working on is -- Is there an increased rate of cancers (gather data on all types, possibly narrow down later based on confirmed exposures) within 1/4 mile radius around Ft. Detrick (Area A and B)?

Meeting Information
All meetings are held at the Frederick County Health Department on Wednesday evenings from 7 - 9 p.m. The meetings are scheduled approximately every 2 weeks, but variations may occur due to weather and the availability of information relevant to the meeting agenda.

October 27, 2010 - FIRST meeting
November 10, 2010
December 1, 2010
December 15, 2010
January 19, 2011
February 16, 2011
March 9, 2011
April 13, 2011
April 20, 2011 June 8, 2011
July 13, 2011
August 17, 2011 September 28, 2011
Summary Notes

November 4, 2011
Summary Notes

January 18, 2012 **TO BE RESCHEDULED**
Agenda

February 15, 2012 - Summary Notes

April 11, 2012 - Summary Notes

May 23, 2012 - Summary Notes

Next Meeting - TBD based upon member schedules

For More Information
email: CancerInvestigation@FrederickCountyMD.gov