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2008

World Cancer Report 2008
29/12/2008 -

Edited by Peter Boyle and Bernard Levin

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IARC Summer School in Cancer Epidemiology - 2009
10/12/2008 -
15 June - 3 July 2009

The Course Schedule and Application Forms are available here
Deadline for applications is: 12 January 2009
Vitamin D and Cancer
25/11/2008 -
IARC Working Groups Reports - Volume 5

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ILCS - International Liver Cancer Study
07/11/2008 -
The International Liver Cancer Study (ILCS) is a network of clinicians, epidemiologists and molecular biologists coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) whose objectives are to improve the understanding of the geographic, pathological, virological and molecular diversity of the disease, as well as the identification of reliable biomarkers for risk assessment, early detection and monitoring of the disease.
Visit ILCS website at: http://ilcs.iarc.fr
IARC Fellowships for Cancer Research
20/11/2008 -
REMINDER – CLOSING DATE FOR FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS: 30 November 2008

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ILCS - International Liver Cancer Study
07/11/2008 -
The International Liver Cancer Study (ILCS) is a network of clinicians, epidemiologists and molecular biologists coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) whose objectives are to improve the understanding of the geographic, pathological, virological and molecular diversity of the disease, as well as the identification of reliable biomarkers for risk assessment, early detection and monitoring of the disease.
Visit ILCS website at: http://ilcs.iarc.fr
Nature Genetics
04/11/2008 -
November 2008 - Vol 40 No 11
Published online: 02 November 2008; | doi:10.1038/ng.254 n

Lung cancer susceptibility locus at 5p15.33
James D McKay, Rayjean J Hung, Valerie Gaborieau, Paolo Boffetta, Amelie Chabrier et al.
Full Text , IARC Press Release No. 190
Nobel Prize shared by French and German scientists
07/10/2008 -
Two French scientists, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier, recognised for their work in uncovering the AIDS virus, and a German virologist, who uncovered the papillomavirus that causes cervical cancer, were jointly awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine today, Monday 6 October, 2008.
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WHO Classification of Tumours
19 /09/2008 -
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues, Fourth Edition
Edited by Swerdlow, S.H., Campo, E., Harris, N.L., Jaffe, E.S., Pileri, S.A., Stein, H., Thiele, J., Vardiman, J.W
Publication date: September 2008
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Lancet Oncology - Review
01/07/2008 -
Smokeless tobacco and cancer
Vol 9, Number 7, July 2008
Paolo Boffetta, Stephen Hecht, Nigel Gray, Prakash Gupta and Kurt Straif
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Lancet Oncology - Special Report: Policy
01/07/2008 -
Effectiveness of smoke-free policies
John P Pierce, María E León, on behalf of the IARC Handbook Volume 13 Working Group, IARC Secretariat.
Full Text , IARC Press Release N° 189
IARC Meetings
01/07/2008 -
INTEGRATIVE MOLECULAR CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY
An IARC-EACR-AACR-ECNIS Symposium
3-5 July 2008, Lyon, France
Final programme available here
IARC Screening Group
24/06/2008 -
A digital manual for the early diagnosis of oral neoplasia
Oral cancer is an important public health problem worldwide, though more particularly in the developing countries of south and south-east Asia. India contributes one-third of the global burden of oral cancer where it is the number one cause of death from cancer among men.
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