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World Trade Center Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (WTCHP STAC): Notice of Meeting and Request for Comment

November 2021
NIOSH Docket Number 248-I, CDC-2021-0118

In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC is holding a virtual meeting of the World Trade Center Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) on November 18, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm., EDT. Written public comment received prior to the meeting will be part of the official record of the meeting. The agenda will include a presentation about revisions to the existing Policy and Procedures for Adding Types of Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions, a report from the STAC workgroup regarding adding uterine cancer to the List, deliberations by the full committee on the STAC recommendation to the Administrator of the WTC Health Program on whether to add uterine cancer to the List, recommendations on peer reviewers to review the evaluation of the evidence for adding the health condition to the List.

To view the notice and related materials, visit https://www.regulations.gov and enter CDC-2021-0118 in the search field and click “Search.”

Reference Documents

Federal Register Notice: Federal Register Notice

Background Information: The meeting agenda and revised draft Policy and Procedures for Adding Types of Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions are available on the WTC Health Program website at https://www.cdc.gov/wtc/stac_meeting.html.

Public Comment Period

Comments will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. ET on November 18, 2021.

Written comments, identified by CDC-2021-0118 and docket number NIOSH-248-I, may be submitted by any of the following methods:

  • Federal rulemaking portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number. All relevant comments, including any personal information provided, will be posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov

 

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