Research Groups

Section of Evidence Synthesis and Classification - IARC Monographs Group

Key Recent Publications

1. Straif K, Loomis D, Guyton K, Grosse Y, Lauby-Secretan, El Ghissassi F, Bouvard V, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Guha N, Mattock H; International Agency for Research on Cancer Monographs Advisory Group (IARC), Lyon, France. (2014) Future priorities for the IARC Monographs. Lancet Oncol 15(7):683-684

2. Smith M. T., Guyton K. Z., Gibbons C. F., Fritz J. M., Portier C. J., Rusyn I., DeMarini D. M., Caldwell J. C., Kavlock R. J., Lambert P. F., Hecht S. S., Bucher J. R., Stewart B. W., Baan R. A., Cogliano V. J., Straif K. (2016) Key Characteristics of Carcinogens as a Basis for Organizing Data on Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis . Environ Health Perspect 124(6):713-721 doi: 10.1289/ehp.1509912

3. Guha N., Guyton K. Z., Loomis D., Barupal D. K. (2016) Prioritizing Chemicals for Risk Assessment Using Chemoinformatics: Examples from the IARC Monographs on Pesticides. Environ Health Perspect 124(12):1823-1829 doi: 10.1289/EHP186

4. Cote Ila, Andersen Melvin E., Ankley Gerald T., Barone Stanley, Birnbaum Linda S., Boekelheide Kim, Bois FredericY, Burgoon Lyle D., Chiu Weihsueh A., Crawford-Brown Douglas, Crofton Kevin M., DeVito Michael, Devlin Robert B., Edwards Stephen W., Guyton Kathryn Z., Hattis Dale, Judson Richard S., Knight Derek, Krewski Daniel, Lambert Jason, Maull Elizabeth Anne, Mendrick Donna, Paoli Gregory M., Patel Chirag Jagdish, Perkins Edward J., Poje Gerald, Portier Christopher J., Rusyn Ivan, Schulte Paul A., Simeonov Anton, Smith Martyn T., Thayer Kristina A., Thomas Russell S., Thomas Reuben, Tice Raymond R., Vandenberg John J., Villeneuve Daniel L., Wesselkamper Scott, Whelan Maurice, Whittaker Christine, White Ronald, Xia Menghang, Yauk Carole, Zeise Lauren, Zhao Jay, DeWoskin Robert S. (2016) The Next Generation of Risk Assessment Multi-Year Study-Highlights of Findings, Applications to Risk Assessment, and Future Directions. Environ Health Perspect 124(11):1671-1682 doi: 10.1289/EHP233

5. Chappell G., Pogribny I. P., Guyton K. Z., Rusyn I. (2016) Epigenetic alterations induced by genotoxic occupational and environmental human chemical carcinogens: A systematic literature review. Mutat Res Rev Mutat Res :27-45 doi: 10.1016/j.mrrev.2016.03.004

6. Berthiller J., Straif K., Agudo A., Ahrens W., Bezerra Dos Santos A., Boccia S., Cadoni G., Canova C., Castellsague X., Chen C., Conway D., Curado M. P., Dal Maso L., Daudt A. W., Fabianova E., Fernandez L., Franceschi S., Fukuyama E. E., Hayes R. B., Healy C., Herrero R., Holcatova I., Kelsey K., Kjaerheim K., Koifman S., Lagiou P., La Vecchia C., Lazarus P., Levi F., Lissowska J., Macfarlane T., Mates D., McClean M., Menezes A., Merletti F., Morgenstern H., Muscat J., Olshan A. F., Purdue M., Ramroth H., Rudnai P., Schwartz S. M., Serraino D., Shangina O., Smith E., Sturgis E. M., Szeszenia-Dabrowska N., Thomson P., Vaughan T. L., Vilensky M., Wei Q., Winn D. M., Wunsch-Filho V., Zhang Z. F., Znaor A., Ferro G., Brennan P., Boffetta P., Hashibe M., Lee Y. C. (2016) Low frequency of cigarette smoking and the risk of head and neck cancer in the INHANCE consortium pooled analysis . Int J Epidemiol 45(3):835-845 doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv146

7. Chuang S. C., Lee Y. C. A., Wu G. J., Straif K., Hashibe M. (2015) Alcohol consumption and liver cancer risk: a meta-analysis . CancerCauses & Control 26(9):1205-1231 doi: 10.1007/s10552-015-0615-3

8. Hamra G.B., Guha N., Cohen A., Laden F., Raaschou-Nielsen O., Samet J.M., Vineis P., Forastiere F., Saldiva P., Yorifuji T., Loomis D. (2014) Outdoor particulate matter exposure and lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Environ Health Perspect 122(9):906-911

9. Bruce N., Dherani M., Liu R., Hosgood H.D. III, Sapkota A., Smith K.R., Straif K., Lan Q., Pope D. (2015) Does household use of biomass fuel cause lung cancer? A systematic review and evaluation of the evidence for the GBD 2010 study . Thorax 70(5):433-441 doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206625

10. Guha N., Warnakulasuriya S., Vlaanderen J., Straif K. (2014) Betel quid chewing and the risk of oral and oropharyngeal cancers: a meta-analysis with implications for cancer control . Int J Cancer 135(6):1433-1443

11. Samet J.M., Straif K., Schuz J., Saracci R. (2014) Commentary: Mobile Phones and Cancer: Next Steps After the 2011 IARC Review . Epidemiology 25(1):23-27

12. Lauby-Secretan B., Loomis D., Baan R., El Ghissassi F., Bouvard V., Benbrahim-Tallaa L., Guha N., Grosse Y., Straif K. (2016) Use of mechanistic data in the IARC evaluations of the carcinogenicity of polychlorinated biphenyls and related compounds . Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 23(3):2220-2229 doi: 10.1007/s11356-015-4829-4