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IARC Monographs Volume 115: Some Industrial Chemicals

25/04/2018 – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce that the IARC Monographs volume on “Some Industrial Chemicals” is now available online. This volume includes monographs on 1-bromopropane, 2-mercaptobenzothiazole, 3-chloro-2-methylpropene, N,N-dimethylformamide, N,N-dimethyl-p-toluidine, hydrazine, and tetrabromobisphenol A.

IARC Seminars: Using decision science methods to optimize cervical cancer prevention policies

20/04/2018 – Title: Using decision science methods to optimize cervical cancer prevention policies
Speaker: Dr Jane J. Kim
Professor of Health Decision Science, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA

IARC Monographs evaluation of the carcinogenicity of quinoline, styrene, and styrene-7,8-oxide

19/04/2018 – The results of the recent IARC Monographs evaluation of the carcinogenicity of quinoline, styrene, and styrene-7,8-oxide have now been published in The Lancet Oncology. This summary article presents the conclusions of the IARC Monographs Meeting 121. The new evaluations of styrene and styrene-7,8-oxide update the previous evaluations by the IARC Monographs in 2002 and 1994, respectively. This is the first time an IARC Monographs Working Group has considered quinoline.

The full scientific assessment will be published as Volume 121 of the IARC Monographs.
IARC Monographs Vol. 121 Group
Lancet Oncol, Published online 18 April 2018 ;
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30316-4

IARC signs comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Otago, New Zealand

18/04/2018 – The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce the signature of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Otago, New Zealand. The MoU focuses on building capacity and specific research collaborations that will strengthen the evidence-base for cancer prevention and control. The areas of focus include cooperation on the development of cancer registration infrastructure in the Pacific region, research studies in the domains of cancer surveillance, aetiology and prevention, as well as exchange programmes supporting the education and training of early-career and senior scientists.

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Q&As, FACT SHEETS, DEBUNKING THE MYTHS


15/03/2017 – Glyphosate not classified as a carcinogen by ECHA. Q&A on Glyphosate

28/10/2016 – Breast Cancer Awareness Month - breast cancer survival in sub-Saharan Africa. Read questions and responses

26/10/2016 – IARC responds to Reuters article. Read questions and responses

03/10/2016 – GLOBOCAN Fact Sheet. Read more

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