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COMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER
JOYCE C. LASHOF, M.D., FACP (Chair), Professor Emerita,
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley
I. CRAIG HENDERSON, M.D. (Vice Chair), Senior Medical Consultant and Director, Adjunct Professor of Medicine,
ALZA Corporation, and University of California at San Francisco
DANIEL F. HAYES, M.D., Clinical Director,
Breast Cancer Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center
LEON GORDIS, M.D., D.P.H., Director, Professor of Epidemiology,
Clinical Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene
JEAN J. LATIMER, Ph.D., Investigator, Assistant Professor,
Magee-Womens Research Institute, and Department. of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
D. CRAIG ALLRED, M.D., Professor of Pathology,
Baylor College of Medicine
KENNETH OFFIT, M.D., M.P.H., Chief,
Clinical Genetics Service, Department of Human Genetics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City
JANET K. BAUM, M.D., F.A.C.R., Associate Professor of Radiology, Director,
Harvard Medical School, and Breast Imaging, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston
MICHAEL W. VANNIER, M.D., Professor and Head,
Department of Radiology, University of Iowa College of Medicine
FAINA SHTERN, M.D., Director,
Office of Research Affairs, Department of Radiology, Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School
CAROLINA HINESTROSA, M.A., Cofounder and Program Director,
WADE M. AUBRY, M.D., Vice President,
Health Care Organizations and Medical Technology Practices, the Lewin Group, Fairfax, Virginia
DEREK VAN AMERONGEN, M.D., M.S., FACOG, National Medical Director,
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Cincinnati, Ohio
SUZANNE W. FLETCHER, M.D., Professor,
Harvard School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
MARTHE R. GOLD, M.D., M.P.H., Chair,
Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, City University of New York Medical School
RICHARD R. NELSON, Ph.D., George Blumenthal Professor of International and Public Affairs,
School of Law, Columbia University
Liaison for the National Cancer Policy Board
ROBERT DAY, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Emeritus President and Director,
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
SHARYL J. NASS, Ph.D., Study Director
ROBERT COOK-DEEGAN, M.D., Director,
National Cancer Policy Board
CARMIE CHAN, Research Assistant
BIANCA L. TAYLOR, Project Assistant
ELLEN JOHNSON, Administrative Assistant
JOHN KUCEWICZ, Intern
The report was reviewed by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectivesand technical expertise in accordance with procedures approved bythe National Research Council's Report Review Committee. The purposeof this independent review is to provide candid and critical commentsto assist the authors and the Institute of Medicine in making thepublished report as sound as possible and to ensure that the reportmeets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsivenessto the study charge. The content of the review comments and the draftmanuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberativeprocess. The committee wishes to thank the following individualsfor their participation in the report review process:
David G. Bragg, M.D., FACR, Professor Emeritus, University of Utah School of Medicine
Thomas F. Budinger, M.D., Ph.D., Head, Center for Functional Imaging, E. O. LawrenceBerkeley National Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley
R. Edward Hendrick, Ph.D., Research Professor and Director, Breast Imaging Research,The Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center, Northwestern UniversityMedical School
J. Dirk Iglehart, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston
While the individuals listed above provided many constructive commentsand suggestions, responsibility for the final content of the reportrests solely with the author and the Institute of Medicine.