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IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans
VOLUME 105: DIESEL AND GASOLINE ENGINE EXHAUSTS AND
Lyon, France: 5-12 June 2012
IARC: DIESEL ENGINE EXHAUST CARCINOGENICAfter a week-long meeting of international experts, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), today classified diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence that exposure is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer.
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Questions and Answers - IARC Monographs Meeting: Diesel and gasoline engine exhausts and some nitroarenes
Questions and Answers - IARC Monographs Meeting: Diesel and gasoline engine exhausts and some nitroarenes - Backgrounder
The below documents serve to highlight the upcoming meeting and to provide a short briefing on the processes followed for Monograph meetings.
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List of Participants
List of Agents to be Reviewed
Call for Data (closes 5 May 2012)
Call for Experts (closed 31 Aug 2011)
Request for Observer Status (closed 5 Feb 2012)
WHO Declaration of Interests for this volume