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Mycotoxin control in low- and middle-income countries
Edited by Christopher P. Wild, J. David Miller, and John D. GroopmanIARC Working Group Reports; 9
This book provides an evaluation of measures to reduce exposure to highly toxic and carcinogenic contaminants in staple diets in Africa as well as parts of Asia and Latin America. The International Agency for Research on Cancer convened a Working Group of world-leading experts to review the health effects of aflatoxins and fumonisins and to evaluate intervention measures. The panel concluded that these mycotoxins not only are a cause of acute poisoning and cancer but also are a likely contributor to the high levels of stunting in children in affected populations. The Working Group also identified effective measures to reduce exposure in developing countries.
Helicobacter pylori Eradication as a Strategy for Preventing Gastric CancerIARC Working Group Reports; 8
Primary End-points for Prophylactic HPV Vaccine TrialsIARC Working Group Reports; 7
Current status and future directions of breast and cervical cancer prevention and early detection in BelarusIARC Working Group Reports; 6
Vitamin D and CancerIARC Working Group Reports; 5
IARC has established a Working Group (WG) of international experts to investigate whether or not a causal relationship exists between vitamin D status and cancer risk. The WG has systematically reviewed the epidemiological literature on vitamin D and cancer and has performed a meta?analysis on observational studies of serum 25?hydroxyvitamin D levels (the best available biomarker of an individuals vitamin D status) and the risk of colorectal, breast and prostate cancers and of colorectal adenomas.
IARC Code of Good Scientific PracticeIARC Working Group Reports; 4
An IARC Working Group was established to develop a Code of Good Practice for IARC Research Studies. Issues to be addressed include study design, ethics approval, informed consent, study conduct, avoidance of errors (accidental or deliberate), data audit, peer review and publication.
An initial draft Code of Good Scientific Practice was developed and then this was used in the field for one year. After this year, comments received about the Code of Good Scientific Practice were considered by the Working Group and the resultant final version is available here.
Attributable Causes of Cancer in France in the year 2000IARC Working Group Reports; 3
This report is an evaluation of the numbers of cancer cases and of deaths in France that can be attributed to non-genetic risk factors.
Data on exposure to risk factors are specific to France. The report also summarizes similar work carried out, and discusses the gaps in the knowledge about the causes of cancer.
Common Minimum Technical Standards and Protocols for Biological Resource Centres dedicated to Cancer ResearchIARC Working Group Reports; 2
IARC recommendations and protocols for biobanking, version 1 (2007)
Exposure to Artificial UV Radiation and Skin CancerIARC Working Group Reports; 1
This report represents the views and expert opinions of the IARC Working Group on Risk of Skin Cancer and Exposure to Artificial Ultraviolet Light that met in Lyon, France, 27 - 29 June 2005.
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