About Activities

Activities Index

  • Improving Mammography Quality Standards Consensus Study
    The study will evaluate ways to improve mammagraphy interpretation without impairing access, and will cover such topics as audits, technical quality, supply of personnel, mandates for monitoring, and steps to make new technology available.
  • Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Women with Breast Cancer Stand Alone Workshop
    The purpose of this workshop was to understand psychosocial responses of women to breast cancer and to evaluate tools used to assess psychosocial distress.
  • New Frontiers in Contraceptive Research Consensus Study
    The IOM has launched a new study to explore novel approaches to contraceptive research and development.
  • Saving Women's Lives: Strategies for Improving Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Consensus Study
    The National Cancer Policy Board, in collaboration with the Board on Science and Technology and Economic Policy, has launched a new study to explore the most effective strategies for accelerating the flow of medical innovations from the stage of...
  • Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients Consensus Study
    The Food and Nutrition Board's (FNB's) Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) Standing Committee has recently established the Panel on Macronutrients to review and evaluate the scientific literature and interpret the depth of current knowledge on protein,...
  • Panel on Folate, Other B Vitamins, and Choline Consensus Study
    This panel reviewed the scientific literature on folate and its synthetic form (folic acid) and on other B vitamins to evaluate human requirements and relationships with chronic conditions, and examined dietary and supplement intake data for these...