This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the NRC’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

  • Eduardo Cazap, Sociedad Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Oncologia Medica, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Susan J. Curry, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
  • Silvia Franceschi, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
  • Robert A. Hiatt, University of California at San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Edward Katongole-Mbidde, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
  • Donald Kenkel, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Gerald T. Keusch, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • Lawrence S. Lewin, Chevy Chase, MD
  • Shahla Masood, University of Florida, Jacksonville
  • M.R. Rajagopal, Pallium India, Thiruvananthapuram, India
  • Raul C. Ribeiro, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
  • Roberto Rivera-Luna, Instituto Nacional de Pediatria, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Sylvia C. Robles, The World Bank, Washington, DC

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by David R. Challoner, University of Florida, Gainesville. Appointed by the National Research Council, he was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.