The following statement has been issued by the California Dental Association:

The California Dental Association (CDA) is mourning with the rest of the country regarding yesterday's national tragedy. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the thousands of people who have been affected.

After discussions with local, regional and federal law enforcement officials, leaders in the dental field and our members, the California Dental Association has decided to cancel its 2001 Fall Scientific Session to have been held September 14 to 16 at Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.

For more information, visit www.cda.org.

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