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Energy balance and obesity: what are the main drivers?

28/02/2017 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) convened a Working Group of international experts in December 2015 to review the evidence regarding energy balance and obesity, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries. A summary of the topics addressed and the conclusions and recommendations of the Working Group has been published in Cancer Causes & Control.

Romieu I, Dossus L, Barquera S, Blottire HM, Franks PW, Gunter M, et al.; IARC Working Group on Energy Balance and Obesity
Energy balance and obesity: what are the main drivers?
Cancer Causes Control. Published online 17 February 2017
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10552-017-0869-z
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IARC Junior Investigator Awards 2017

24/02/2017 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the IARC Junior Investigator Awards for 2017. Read more

IARC Postdoctoral Opportunities - Section of Genetics/Genetic Epidemiology Group

17/02/2017 A postdoctoral opportunity is immediately available within the Genetic Epidemiology Group to work on multidisciplinary cancer studies. Successful candidates should have a strong background in cancer genomics and/or epidemiology and/or biostatistics, as well as a good command of English. Read more

Publications

WHO/IARC Classification of Tumours, 4th Edition, Volume 9: WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours

23/01/2017 The WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours is the ninth volume in the 4th Edition 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 evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome.
Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors.
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