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IARC Active Grants



You can find the list of the currently active grants in the table below. For more information, please contact igo@iarc.fr.

Funding OrganizationProject TitleStart DateDuration (months)Responsible Group
Agence nationale de recherches sur le sida et les hépatites virales (ANRS)Histoire naturelle de l'infection anale par les papillomavirus humains et des pathologies associées chez des homosexuels masculins porteurs du VIH : vers une prévention du cancer de l'anus (APACHES)01/12/201436Infections and Cancer Epidemiology
Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l'alimentation, de l'environnement et du travail (ANSES)Effet des champs électromagnétiques du téléphone portable sur l'évolution des tumeurs cérébrales: Etude de survie épidémiologique et expérimentale30/12/201439Environment and Radiation
Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l'alimentation, de l'environnement et du travail (ANSES)Cancer de l'ovaire et exposition à l'amiante : approches épidémiologique et mécanistique12/11/201540Molecular Mechanisms and Biomarkers
Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l'alimentation, de l'environnement et du travail (ANSES)COSMOS en France: étude de cohorte d'utilisateurs de téléphone mobile et santé24/12/201351Environment and Radiation
Aide la Recherche en Biologie Moléculaire (ARBM)ARBM-EXOKID01/09/201435Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
American Cancer Society (ACS)Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (GICR) 201501/07/201518Cancer Surveillance
American Cancer Society (ACS)IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention Vol. 16 01/04/201524IARC Monographs
American Cancer Society (ACS)Lifestyle factors for upper digestive tract cancers01/02/201170Environment and Radiation
Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro (AIRC)Role of inorganic xenoestrogens and their binding proteins in risk of developing breast cancer subtypes01/01/201636Biomarkers
Austrian Science Fund (FWF)Bilirubin metabolism: A novel tool for health promotion01/10/201524Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
BEVITAL AS (BEVITAL)Metabolomic profiles throughout the continuum of colorectal cancer-BEVITAL01/04/201442Biomarkers
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)Extended Follow-up of the Participants of IARC-INDIA HPV Vaccination Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of one, two and three Doses of Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine in Preventing Cervical Neoplasia01/11/201569Screening
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)Monitoring HPV vaccination and HPV screening programs to promote sustained implementation in low and middle income countries.13/08/201286Infections and Cancer Epidemiology
Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (BMG)Next phase of the Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR) 2017-201801/01/201724Cancer Surveillance
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)Using mathematical modeling and health economics to evaluate and optimize infectious disease prevention strategies01/01/201768Infections and Cancer Epidemiology
Cancer Research UK (CRUK)Metabolomic Profiling and Endometrial Cancer Risk01/07/201612Nutritional Epidemiology
Cancer Research UK (CRUK)Fostering partnerships between CR-UK and IARC in developing up-to-date approaches to international cancer survival benchmarking01/01/201636Cancer Surveillance
Cancer Research UK (CRUK)Reducing the Burden of Cancer: causal risk factors, mechanistic targets and predictive biomarkers.01/06/201560Genetic Epidemiology
Cancéropôle Lyon, Auvergne, Rhône-Alpes (CLARA)Evaluation de l'exposition aux pesticides en population générale : approches géographiques, environnementales, toxicologiques et biologiques01/12/201436Environment and Radiation
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Enhancing Global cancer surveillance through Regional HUBs for Cancer Registration: a sustainable and targeted approach (Go-HUBs)30/09/201360Cancer Surveillance
Children with Cancer (CwC)Proposal to establish the Childhood Leukemia International Consortium Data Coordinating Center at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France10/10/201338Environment and Radiation
Ciencia y Tecnologia para el Desarrollo (CYTED)Latin American Research Network in breast cancer 01/01/201612misc
Danish Cancer Society (DCS)PhD project on causes of childhood solid tumours01/07/201278Environment and Radiation
European Commission (EC)Nuclear Emergency Situations ? Improvement of Medical And health Surveillance 01/12/201518Environment and Radiation
European Commission (EC)Bridging Europe-Africa Biobanking and biomedical research02/06/201536Laboratory Services and Biobank
European Commission - DG Employment (EC DG EMPL)The IARC Monographs Programme 201616/02/201612IARC Monographs
European Commission - DG Research (EC RTD )Research Infrastructure on Consumer Health Food Intake for E-science with Linked Data Sharing01/10/201535Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
European Commission - DG Research (EC RTD )Implementation and operation of the gateway for health into the Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure - European Research Infrastructure Consortium01/10/201536Laboratory Services and Biobank
European Commission - DG Research (EC RTD )Enhanced exposure assessment and omic profiling for high priority environmental exposures in Europe01/11/201254Director's Office
European Commission - DG Research (EC RTD )BBMRI - Large Prospective Cohorts01/02/201357Genetic Epidemiology
European Commission - DG Research (EC RTD )Comparing health services interventions for the prevention of HPV-related cancer01/11/201360Infections and Cancer Epidemiology
European Commission - DG Research (EC RTD)IARC International Fellowships Programme 01/10/201360Education and Training
European Commission - DG Research (EC RTD )PanCare Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Survivor Care and Follow-Up Studies01/02/201172Cancer Surveillance
Joint Programming Initiative (JPI)JPI-FoodBall01/09/201612Biomarkers
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)Metabolomic profiles throughout the continuum of colorectal cancer-EMBO01/07/201528Biomarkers
Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO)Provision and update of the Swiss GloboDiet databases and software versions15/12/201512Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
Fond National de Recherche Luxembourg (FNR-Lu)Identifying early epigenetic predictors of breast cancer risk and their etiology determinants24/09/201536Epigenetics
Fondation ARC Pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARC)A biological and epidemiological study of the beta-3 human papillomavirus types: a novel group09/12/201524Infections and Cancer Biology
Fondation ARC Pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARC)Etude des facteurs de risque génétiques et de leur interaction avec l'environnement dans les cancers différenciés de la thyroïde21/12/201530Environment and Radiation
Fondation ARC Pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARC)Exosomal RNAs in the blood circulation: Investigating their potential as non-invasive biomarkers for early detection and prognosis prediction of renal cancer01/03/201440Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
Fondation de France (FDF)Nutrition et mode de vie, biomarqueurs lipidiques, polymorphismes génétiques du métabolisme des acides gras, et risque de cancer du sein dans la cohorte Européenne EPIC01/04/201612Nutritional Epidemiology
Fondation de France (FDF)Approches bio-statistiques pour évaluer le lien entre nutriments et profils de méthylation du cancer du sein dans l'étude prospective Européenne sur le Cancer et la Nutrition (EPIC).01/01/201624Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
Fondation de France (FDF)Impact of chronic multi-mycotoxin exposure in Europe on cancer incidence: a basis to develop future public health strategies11/11/201624Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
Fondation de France (FDF)Estimation de la fraction des cancers attribuables aux infections parmi la population vivant avec le VIH/SIDA : utilisation conjointe de données provenant des Etats-Unis et de l'Afrique sub-saharienne09/04/201436Infections and Cancer Epidemiology
FRANCE GENOMIQUE (FR-GENOMIQUE)Genomic analysis of inherited lung cancer31/03/201618Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
FRANCE GENOMIQUE (FR-GENOMIQUE)Signatures of environmental exposures and lifestyle factors associated with renal cancers in European population31/03/201618Genetic Epidemiology
German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)Coordination of the International Birth Cohort Harmonisation Group - German funding01/07/201520Environment and Radiation
Health Research Board (HRB)Breast cancer risk: The influence of blood selenium status and interactions between selenium supply biomarkers and genetic variations in the selenoprotein gene pathway01/05/201627Nutritional Epidemiology
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)Characterization of the molecular mechanisms of cooperation between UV irradiation and beta human papillomavirus type 38 in skin carcinogenesis in a transgenic mouse model01/07/201636Infections and Cancer Biology
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)Evolution of the epigenomic landscape during inflammation-related cancer15/01/201536Epigenetics
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)Identification of epigenetic precursors of childhood cancer and associated in utero determinants and early life exposure01/12/201536Epigenetics
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)Modeling genome-wide mutational and epigenetic signatures of cancer-risk agents: An innovative experimental strategy using cell exposure and clonal expansion systems.01/12/201536Molecular Mechanisms and Biomarkers
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Biomarkers of fatty acids, the epigenome and breast cancer risk within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort04/01/201624Nutritional Epidemiology
Institut National du Cancer (INCa)Comparaison entre la détection d'HPV et autres virus dans la cavité orale et les amygdales et rôle de l'amygdalectomie21/12/201424Infections and Cancer Epidemiology
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Etude des facteurs de risque génétique et de leur interaction avec l'environnement dans les cancers de la thyroïde16/12/201524Environment and Radiation
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Inflammation, endogenous hormones, and risk of differentiated thyroid carcinomas08/01/201530Biomarkers
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Cancer cell identity and gene expression layers (from epigenetics to alternative splicing)09/01/201534Epigenetics
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Body composition and breast cancer risk : disentangling the underlying mechanisms 15/12/201535Biomarkers
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Définition des priorités pour la prévention du cancer en France métropolitaine: la fraction de cancers attribuables aux modes de vie et aux facteurs environnementaux.01/06/201536Cancer Surveillance
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Influence du syndrome métabolique et des taux circulants d'acides biliaires sur le développement des cancers hépatocellulaire et des voies biliaires28/09/201536Nutritional Epidemiology
Institut National du Cancer (INCa)Nutrition, biomarkers of fatty acid exposure, and ovarian and endometrial cancer risks in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study01/10/201636Nutritional Epidemiology
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Prevention At PRImary CAre level22/02/201636Prevention and Implementation Group
Institut National du Cancer (INCa)Statins use and breast cancer risk in the E3N cohort20/10/201636Nutritional Epidemiology
Institut National du Cancer (INCa)Testicular germ cell tumours, early exposures and environmental inequality19/12/201336misc
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Tumeurs germinales du testicule, expositions précoces et inégalités environnementales.19/12/201336Environment and Radiation
Institut National du Cancer (INCa)Understanding the role of Bile Pigments in Colorectal Cancer Development01/11/201636Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Molecular characterization of malignant pleural mesothelioma01/06/201640Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Hormones stéroïdiennes et risque et survie de mélanome17/12/201448Biomarkers
Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine (IPA)SYNERGY Database, further developments and implementation01/03/201610Environment and Radiation
Ligue Nationale contre le Cancer (LNCC)Identifying early epigenetic biomarkers in circulating cell-free DNA in liver cancer patients by deep sequencing01/01/201612Epigenetics
Ligue Nationale contre le Cancer (LNCC)Evaluation des mutations dans le promoteur du gène TERT comme biomarqueurs non-invasifs pour la détection précoce des cancers urothéliaux.01/01/201536Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
Comité du Rhône (LNCC Rhone)Epigenetic synergism between AFB1 and EBV in lymphomagenesis01/01/201524Infections and Cancer Biology
Comité du Rhône (LNCC Rhone)Etude de la relation entre antécédent d'amygdalectomie, infection à papillomavirus humain et risque de cancer de l'oropharynx01/01/201536Infections and Cancer Epidemiology
Medical Research Council (MRC)Making cancer data count: IARC strategies to support the development of population-based cancer registries in LMIC to inform cancer control planning.01/02/201523Cancer Surveillance
Medical Research Council (MRC)Making cancer data count: IARC strategies to support the development of population-based cancer registries in LMIC to inform cancer control planning01/03/201624Cancer Surveillance
Medical University of Vienna (MedUnivVienna)Metabolomic profiles throughout the continuum of colorectal cancer-MUW01/04/201436Biomarkers
Ministry of environment (MoE-JAP)Coordination of the International Birth Cohort Harmonisation Group - Japan funding01/10/201518Environment and Radiation
National Medical Research Council (NMRC-Sing)Systems for assessing mutation signatures in-vitro and for assessing mutagenic exposures in cancer development01/07/201537Molecular Mechanisms and Biomarkers
Ministry of Health, the Elderly and Community Care (MHECC)Malta's National Food Consumption Survey ? Field Work Implementation21/09/201523Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Whole exome sequencing of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma 01/04/201524Genetic Epidemiology
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Annotations of Serum and Coffee Metabolites and Data Analysis in the BREW and ATBC Studies08/08/201612Biomarkers
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Validation of Fine-Scale Mapping of Pancreatic Cancer Susceptibility Loci01/04/201612Genetic Epidemiology
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Molecular pathological epidemiology of colorectal cancer01/02/201619Nutritional Epidemiology
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Prospective study of cutaneous viral infections and non-melanoma skin cancer15/08/201519Infections and Cancer Biology
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Characterization of atypical carcinoids of the lung, and their role in the development of small-cell lung cancer01/04/201524Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Development and clinical validation of a multi-type HPV E6-E7 oncoprotein test for cervical cancer screening and triage in low- and middle-income countries01/06/201624Prevention and Implementation Group
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Development, field testing and evaluation of the efficacy of a hand-held, portable and affordable thermo-coagulator to prevent cervical cancer in low- and middle-income countries01/07/201624Screening
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)FFPE Validation of a Survival Gene Signature in HPV-Negative Oral Cavity Cancer01/01/201524Genetic Epidemiology
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Esophageal cancer in West Kenya01/02/201536Environment and Radiation
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Two hit gene mapping in renal cell carcinoma.01/02/201436Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Biomarkers of human papillomavirus - HPV - infection and risk of two increasing cancers01/09/201548Genetic Epidemiology
National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institutes (NCI)Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans - Y34 - Y3901/09/201560IARC Monographs
National Institutes of Health / National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)A pooling project on alcohol use and risk of cancers with inconsistent prior evidence, with an emphasis in non-smokers.15/08/201648Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)Modeling mutational landscapes of primary cancers using an in vitro cell immortalization assay01/08/201524Molecular Mechanisms and Biomarkers
Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM)Dutch National Food Consumption Survey - 2012-201601/02/201260Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
Russian Ministry of Health (RMOH)Historical cohort study of cancer mortality among workers exposed to chrysotile asbestos in Asbest town, Sverdlovsk region, Russian Federation01/01/201636Environment and Radiation
Statens Serum Institute (SSI)Tumor Epstein-Barr virus status ? a component in future risk adapted Hodgkin lymphoma therapy01/06/201436Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (Komen)African Breast Cancer Research Network - Disparities in Outcomes01/03/201448Environment and Radiation
The University of Vienna (UoVienna)Collaborative Agreement to provide technical and methodological support for the Austrian Food Consumption Survey01/01/201436Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
TRANSCAN - ERA-Net (TRANSCAN)A randomized placebo controlled phase II study with Metformin in metabolic-unbalanced Breast Cancer Survivors at higher risk for recurrence01/04/201536Biomarkers
Fondation ARC pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARC)Identifying early epigenetic predictors of breast cancer and their etiologic determinants01/04/201436Epigenetics
Institut National du Cancer (INCA)Metabolomic profiles throughout the continuum of colorectal cancer01/04/201442Biomarkers
Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)Contribution in support of IARC scientific and technical contribution and training for Cancer Registration in the Latin America region hub.01/05/201356Cancer Surveillance
UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)Mapping and Assessing the Environmental and Health Impacts of Abandoned Mines in Sub-Saharan African Countries20/10/201612Environment and Radiation
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)USWDP scholarship for Mohammad Sediq Sahrai01/04/201632Nutritional Epidemiology
University of Kent (UoKent)Evaluating Evidence in Medicine01/06/201536IARC Monographs
Wageningen University (WagUniv)Metabolomic profiles throughout the continuum of colorectal cancer01/04/201436Biomarkers
World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF)A comprehensive investigation into the metabolic pathways of renal cell carcinoma ? the MetKid project01/04/201536Genetic Epidemiology
World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF)A prospective study of plasma amino acids and other metabolites in relation to prostate cancer risk01/04/201536Biomarkers
World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF)Integrated approach for dietary exposure and biomarker measurements in aetiological models01/04/201436Nutrional Methodology and Biostatistics
World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF)Metabolomics and Colorectal Cancer ? A nested case-control study in EPIC01/01/201436Nutritional Epidemiology
World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF)Advanced Glycation End Products: Are exposures associated with colorectal cancer risk and survival?18/01/201648Nutritional Epidemiology
World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF)Influences of diet, physical activity, body size on breast cancer in South Africa: a study of African women in transition01/04/201360Biomarkers
Regional Office for Europe (EURO)IARC - WHO (EURO) collaboration on two cancer registration courses in September and November 201620/09/20163Cancer Surveillance
Regional Office for Europe (EURO)Technical assistance to Belarus in prioritizing the interventions in improving breast and cervical cancer screening and in developing two project proposals on breast and cervical cancer screening12/09/20164misc