IARC News

Métropole de Lyon and IARC unveil plans for new IARC building

15/12/2017 After an 18-month international competitive bidding process for the design and construction of the “Nouveau Centre” (combined design-build contract) for the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the winning team has been selected by the Métropole de Lyon. The team consists of Demathieu Bard (general contractor), Art&Build (architects), Unanime (architects), WSP (design engineering company), and Inddigo (sustainable development engineering company). The project is managed by the Métropole de Lyon and funded by the French government, the Métropole de Lyon, the Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, and the Ville de Lyon.
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Senior Visiting Scientist Award 2017

15/12/2017 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 Senior Visiting Scientist Award is Dr Brent Richards, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Departments of Medicine, Human Genetics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
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IARC launches COSMOS-France, a survey on mobile phone use and health

14/12/2017 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is launching the French component of the international Cohort Study of Mobile Phone Use and Health (COSMOS) project. France is joining a study that is already under way in Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
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IARC Internal Seminar: Interrogating the architecture of cancer genomes

08/12/2017 Title: Interrogating the architecture of cancer genomes
Speaker: Dr Peter Campbell, Senior Group Leader, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK
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Publications

WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues

07/09/2017 The WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues is a Revised 4th Edition Volume of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.

This classification, prepared by 132 authors from 23 countries, contains about 1300 colour images and tables, and more than 4500 references.
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