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