Friday, June 10, 2011, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Media Advisory: New substances added to HHS Report on Carcinogens
Media teleconference to answer questions about the new listings in the 12th Report on Carcinogens.
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Call 1-785-424-1051 or toll free at 1-800-862-9098 (U.S. and Canada)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will release the 12th Report on Carcinogens on Friday, June 10, 2011. The Report on Carcinogens is a science-based document that identifies chemicals and biological agents that represent cancer hazards. Eight new substances have been added in this edition of the Report on Carcinogens. The Report on Carcinogens will be available on Friday after 1:00 p.m. EDT at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/roc12.
John Bucher, Ph.D.
National Toxicology Program
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Report on Carcinogens is a congressionally mandated document that is prepared for the HHS Secretary by the National Toxicology Program (NTP). The NTP is an interagency program administered by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
World Asthma Day: NIH research advances help people with asthma