IARC News

Director’s speech at World Health Assembly

22/05/2015 Dr Christopher Wild, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), is today presenting a speech at the Sixty-eighth World Health Assembly in Geneva, during a Technical Briefing on the topic “Cancer prevention and control: which policies and programmes have best driven progress?”. Read the speech, View photo

IARC Postdoctoral Opportunities - Section of Nutrition and Metabolism / Nutritional Epidemiology Group

20/05/2015 A postdoctoral opportunity is available immediately within the Group to work on an integrated approach to combine self-reported and biomarker estimates of dietary exposure, with the aim of exploring the misclassification inherent in these measurements. The postdoctoral fellow will work in an innovative, well-equipped and scientifically stimulating environment and will have opportunities to interact and collaborate with scientists from IARC and the EPIC network.
Deadline: 30 September 2015
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IARC celebrates 50 years of cancer research

15/05/2015 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, today celebrates the 50th anniversary of its establishment with the launch of the book International Agency for Research on Cancer: The First 50 Years, 1965–2015. IARC Press Release 233, Download PDF

Publications

International Agency for Research on Cancer: The First 50 Years, 1965-2015

15/05/2015 International Agency for Research on Cancer: The First 50 Years, 1965-2015

Authors: Rodolfo Saracci and Christopher P. Wild

This book charts the birth of IARC during the 1960s - a period of great optimism for international cooperation and medical science. It goes on to describe the Agency's major achievements over the past five decades in terms of the development of tools for conducting cancer research, the identification of risk factors, and the evaluation of preventive interventions.
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GLOBOCAN
2012

ESTIMATED CANCER
INCIDENCE,
MORTALITY AND PREVALENCE
WORLDWIDE IN 2012

GLOBOCAN 2012 is part of the CANCER Mondial website.

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