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Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

58 / Monday, March 27, 2006 / Notices 15187

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND Background and Brief Description Promotion, Centers for Disease Control
HUMAN SERVICES Accounting for an estimated 22,220 and Prevention, is conducting a study to
cases and 16,210 deaths in 2005, examine the effects of family history of
Centers for Disease Control and ovarian cancer is the most frequent cancer, knowledge about ovarian cancer,
Prevention cause of death from gynecologic worry and/or anxiety, and perceived
[60Day–06–06AX] malignancy in the United States. In over risk of cancer on the likelihood of a
80 percent of patients, ovarian cancer woman undergoing screening for
Proposed Data Collections Submitted presents at a late clinical stage, affording ovarian cancer. By also examining other
for Public Comment and a five-year survival rate of only 35 psycho-social factors such as a woman’s
Recommendations percent. For cases where ovarian cancer closeness to a relative or friend with
is identified in Stage I, however, the cancer, coping style, cancer worry, use
In compliance with the requirement five-year survival rate exceeds 90 of other cancer screening tests, social
of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the percent. support, and provider’s
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for Identifying a woman’s risk of ovarian recommendations, the study will
opportunity for public comment on cancer plays a large role in determining elucidate the causal pathway leading
proposed data collection projects, the the appropriateness of having her from actual risk (as measured by family
Centers for Disease Control and undergo screening. It is only for women history) through perceived risk to intent
Prevention (CDC) will publish periodic with a strong family history of ovarian to undergo screening and actual
summaries of proposed projects. To and/or breast cancer or women with a screening behavior.
request more information on the hereditary genetic risk for ovarian The proposed study will consist of
proposed projects or to obtain a copy of cancer that the currently available two tasks:
the data collection plans and screening modalities of CA 125 and
instruments, call 404–639–5960 and Task 1, a brief eligibility screener (5
transvaginal ultrasound are
send comments to Seleda Perryman, minutes) preceding a baseline survey
CDC Assistant Reports Clearance administered through a computer-
Statements from the scientific and
Officer, 1600 Clifton Road, MS–D74, assisted telephone interview (CATI)
medical community regarding
Atlanta, GA 30333 or send an e-mail to program. Approximately 2000 women
recommendations for ovarian cancer will be asked a series of questions over
screening play only a partial role in a
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether a 35-minute time period. Questions will
woman’s decision to undergo screening
the proposed collection of information cover key variables related to ovarian
exams. Numerous psychological and
is necessary for the proper performance cancer screening including coping,
sociological factors can affect this
of the functions of the agency, including anxiety, perceived risk, worry, personal
decision as well, including a woman’s
whether the information shall have cancer history, family cancer history,
knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the closeness with family or friends who
experiences. For instance, a woman’s
agency’s estimate of the burden of the have had cancer, screening behavior,
experience of cancer within her family
proposed collection of information; (c) and knowledge of ovarian cancer.
or experience with a friend who has had
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and cancer may influence a woman’s Task 2, a follow-up questionnaire will
clarity of the information to be screening decisions. be administered, also using a CATI
collected; and (d) ways to minimize the The literature also notes that women program, to approximately 1800 of the
burden of the collection of information with a family history of ovarian cancer women included in the baseline
on respondents, including through the report increased worry and high levels questionnaire. Each of the women will
use of automated collection techniques of perceived risk. A positive association be contacted one year after they
or other forms of information has also been shown between screening complete the baseline survey. The
technology. Written comments should behavior and family history. Recent researchers anticipate a 10 percent
be received within 60 days of this studies indicate, however, that attrition of the sample between baseline
notice. screening is not occurring in proportion and follow-up. In the follow-up, women
to women’s levels of risk. These will be asked a series of questions over
Proposed Project a 15-minute time period. The purpose of
findings underscore the need for a better
Risk Perception, Worry, and Use of understanding of how perceived risk of this data collection effort is to determine
Ovarian Cancer Screening among ovarian cancer may influence worry if risk perception has changed and to
Women at High, Elevated, and Average about cancer and ultimately screening ask about screening for ovarian cancer,
Risk of Ovarian Cancer—New—National behavior. since the baseline questionnaire was
Center for Chronic Disease Prevention To address these issues, the Division administered. All data will be collected
and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), of Cancer Prevention and Control over a three-year time period. There are
Centers for Disease Control and (DCPC), at the National Center for no costs to respondents except their
Prevention (CDC). Chronic Disease Prevention and Health time to participate in the survey.


No. of
No. of burden per Total burden
Respondents Responses per
Respondents response (in hours)
respondent (in hrs.)
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Telephone Screener ................................................................................ 10667 1 5/60 889

Baseline Survey (women 30 or older) ..................................................... 667 1 35/60 389
Follow-up Survey (completed Baseline Survey) ..................................... 600 1 15/60 150

Total .................................................................................................. .......................... .......................... .......................... 1428

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15188 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 58 / Monday, March 27, 2006 / Notices

Dated: March 20, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Certification and Accreditation
Joan F. Karr, Larry Elliott, Director, Office of Administration of the People’s Republic
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Compensation Analysis and Support, of China (CNCA).
Disease Control and Prevention. National Institute for Occupational The purpose of this MOU is to
[FR Doc. 06–2934 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia establish a certification system that
BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Parkway, MS C–46, Cincinnati, OH increases the likelihood that daily-use
45226, Telephone 513–533–6800 (this is ceramicware manufactured in the
not a toll-free number). Information People’s Republic of China (China) and
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND requests can also be submitted by e-mail offered for import into the United States
HUMAN SERVICES to OCAS@CDC.GOV. complies with U.S. law. To that end,
Dated: March 21, 2006. this MOU sets forth the criteria for
Centers for Disease Control and John Howard, certification of ceramicware to be
Prevention exported directly from China to the
Director, National Institute for Occupational
Safety and Health Centers for Disease Control United States and intended for use in
Decision to Evaluate a Petition to the preparation, serving, or storage of
and Prevention.
Designate a Class of Employees at food, and for certification of firms in
Blockson Chemical Company, Joliet, [FR Doc. E6–4388 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4163–18–P China that are manufacturing such
Illinois, To Be Included in the Special ceramicware. These certifications will
Exposure Cohort enable FDA to reduce the frequency of
AGENCY: Centers for Disease Control and DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND its sampling of daily-use ceramicware
Prevention (CDC), Department of Health HUMAN SERVICES from factories in China certified by
and Human Services (HHS). CNCA/China Entry-Exit Inspection and
Food and Drug Administration Quarantine Bureaus (CIQs) and offered
ACTION: Notice.
[FDA 225–06–8001] for import into the United States, in
SUMMARY: The Department of Health and accordance with FDA’s confidence in
Human Services (HHS) gives notice as Memorandum of Understanding the effectiveness of the CNCA/CIQ
required by 42 CFR 83.12(e) of a Between the Food and Drug factory certification system.
decision to evaluate a petition to Administration, Department of Health DATES: The agreement became effective
designate a class of employees at the and Human Services, of the United January 26, 2006 (last signature date of
Blockson Chemical Company, in Joliet, States of America and the Certification the Chinese version of the MOU).
Illinois, to be included in the Special and Accreditation Administration of FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Exposure Cohort under the Energy the People’s Republic of China Matthew E. Eckel, Office of
Employees Occupational Illness Covering Ceramicware Intended for International Programs (HFG–1), Food
Compensation Program Act of 2000. The Use in the Preparation, Serving or and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers
initial proposed definition for the class Storage of Food or Drink and Offered Lane, Rockville MD, 20857, 301–827–
being evaluated, subject to revision as for Export to the United States of 4480, FAX: 301–480–0716.
warranted by the evaluation, is as America
follows: AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, accordance with 21 CFR 20.108(c),
Facility: Blockson Chemical HHS. which states that all written agreements
Company. ACTION: Notice. and understandings between FDA and
Location: Building 55. others shall be published in the Federal
Job Titles and/or Job Duties: Utility SUMMARY: The Food and Drug
Register, the agency is publishing notice
Engineer, Laborer, Research Chemist, Administration (FDA) is providing of this MOU.
Relief Operator, Plant Operator, notice of a memorandum of
Maintenance and Pipefitter, Lead Mixer, understanding (MOU) between the Food Dated: March 17, 2006.
Operator, and Supervisor HF Acid. and Drug Administration, Department of Jeffrey Shuren,
Period of Employment: October 10, Health and Human Services, of the Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
1952 through December 31, 1962. United States of America and the BILLING CODE 4160–01–S
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