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Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women (ACBCYW)

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In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee:

Times and Dates

9 a.m.-5 p.m., September 21, 2011.

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., September 22, 2011.

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., September 23, 2011.

Place: CDC, Building 19, Auditorium B, Tom Harkin Global Communications Center, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30333.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.

Purpose: The committee provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS; the Assistant Secretary for Health; and the Director, CDC, regarding the formative research, development, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based activities designed to prevent breast cancer (particularly among those at heightened risk) and promote the early detection and support of young women who develop the disease. The advice provided by the Committee will assist in ensuring scientific quality, timeliness, utility, and dissemination of credible appropriate messages and resource materials.

Matters to Be Discussed: The agenda will include discussions on health communications tools and resources related to breast cancer in young women including appropriate venues to educate women at increased risk for developing breast cancer at younger ages; and approaches to increase awareness of clinicians/practitioners regarding topics such as breast health, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer in young women.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

Online Registration Required: In order to expedite the security clearance process required for entry into a Federal building, all ACBCYW attendees must register for the meeting online at least 21 days in advance at​cancer/​breast/​what_​cdc_​is_​doing/​meetings.htm. Please complete all the required fields before submitting your registration and submit no later than August 29, 2011. Each meeting day, attendees must provide CDC staff and security with a driver's license/state issued identification, or passport.

Contact Person for More Information: Temeika L. Fairley, PhD, Designated Federal Officer, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, 5770 Buford Highway, NE., Mailstop K52, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, Telephone: (770) 488-4518, Fax: (770) 488-4760.

The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: July 29, 2011.

Elaine L. Baker,

Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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[FR Doc. 2011-19869 Filed 8-4-11; 8:45 am]