that may be toxic to human health and disseminating this information broadly to inform public health decision-making. For example, through its extensive testing program, the NTP has evaluated over 2500 agents. In addition, the NTP biannually issues the Report on Carcinogens, which in 2005 identified 246 cancer-causing agents, including for the first time viruses like Hepatitis B and C.
Registration: Members of the press interested in conducting interviews with any of the speakers, please contact Robin Mackar (919) 541-0073. Details about the meeting, including agenda, are posted on the NTP website (http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov). Lunch will be provided on May 10th to those who pre-register.
Directions: The National Academy of Sciences Building, located in the Foggy Bottom area of Washington, D.C., is served by Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI). It is accessible by Metro's Orange and Blue lines.
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