HTDS Guide - Timeline
1996 - 1999
1997National Academy of Sciences conducts peer review of HTDS Analysis Plan (plan that describes how the data would be analyzed).
HTDS Advisory Committee approves HTDS Analysis Plan.
HTDS data collection completed. Data analysis begins.
1998Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center completes HTDS Draft Report. CDC scientists evaluate report.
CDC convenes ad hoc review group of independent scientists who provide written reviews and opinions on HTDS Draft Report.
1999CDC and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center release HTDS Draft Report for purpose of scientific peer review and public comment. CDC and HTDS scientists hold public meeting in Richland to review draft findings.
CDC holds five-month public comment period on HTDS Draft Report.
National Academy of Sciences conducts peer review of HTDS Draft Report. NAS holds public meeting in Spokane.