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2012


IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans

VOLUME 105: DIESEL AND GASOLINE ENGINE EXHAUSTS AND

SOME NITROARENES

Lyon, France: 5-12 June 2012

12/06/2012 -

Videocast, Dr Christopher Portier, Chair IARC Monographs Meeting - Volume 105


Dr Christopher Portier, Chair IARC Monographs Meeting - Volume 105
Dr Christopher Portier, answers a few questions on the IARC Monographs Meeting, Volume 105.

Could you tell us what is all about today about this evaluation?
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Should we be afraid of breathing exhausts?
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How long should you be exposed in order to develop cancer?
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How should one protect oneself?
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Diesel exhaust was classified as a probable carcinogen in 1989, how long does it take to make up your mind?
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Would you have a recommendation for the general public?
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Modern diesel cars are set to be safer. Is it true?
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Should we avoid buying diesel cars?
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The higher risk is for the person behind you, breathing your exhaust. Is that true?
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Can you tell us where most diesel exhaust come from?
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What is in the diesel exhaust make it carcinogenic?
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Do you recommend buying a gasoline car?
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Is diesel fuel itself carcinogenic?
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Does this apply also to gasoline (limited exposures to diesel)?
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