Research Groups

IARC Monographs

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 15:683-4

2. Demetriou CA, Straif K, Vineis P. (2012) From testing to estimation: the problem of false positives in the context of carcinogen evaluation in the IARC monographs. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1272-81

3. Cogliano VJ, Baan R, Straif K, Grosse Y, Lauby-Secretan B, El Ghissassi F, Bouvard V, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Guha N, Freeman C, Galichet L, Wild CP. (2011) Preventable exposures associated with human cancers. J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1827-39

4. Stevens RG, Hansen J, Costa G, Haus E, Kauppinen T, Aronson KJ, Castaño-Vinyals G, Davis S, Frings-Dresen MH, Fritschi L, Kogevinas M, Kogi K, Lie JA, Lowden A, Peplonska B, Pesch B, Pukkala E, Schernhammer E, Travis RC, Vermeulen R, Zheng T, Cogliano V, Straif K. (2011) Considerations of circadian impact for defining 'shift work' in cancer studies: IARC Working Group Report. Occup Environ Med 68:154-62

5. Herceg Z, Lambert MP, van Veldhoven K, Demetriou C, Vineis P, Smith M, Straif K, Wild C. (2013) Towards incorporating epigenetic mechanisms into carcinogen identification and evaluation. Carcinogenesis 34:1955-67

6. Lim SS, Vos T, Flaxman AD, Danaei G, Shibuya K, Adair-Rohani H, et al. (2012) A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet 380:2224-60

7. Olivier M, Hollstein M, Schmeiser HH, Straif K, Wild CP. (2012) Upper urinary tract urothelial cancers: where it is A:T. Nat Rev Cancer 12:503-4

8. Ward EM, Schulte PA, Straif K, Hopf NB, Caldwell JC, Carreón T, DeMarini DM, Fowler BA, Goldstein BD, Hemminki K, Hines CJ, Pursiainen KH, Kuempel E, Lewtas J, Lunn RM, Lynge E, McElvenny DM, Muhle H, Nakajima T, Robertson LW, Rothman N, Ruder AM, Schubauer-Berigan MK, Siemiatycki J, Silverman D, Smith MT, Sorahan T, Steenland K, Stevens RG, Vineis P, Zahm SH, Zeise L, Cogliano VJ. (2010) Research recommendations for selected IARC-classified agents. [Review]. Environ Health Perspect 118:1355-62

9. 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 135:1433-43

10. Olsson AC, Gustavsson P, Kromhout H, Peters S, Vermeulen R, Brüske I, Pesch B et al. (2011) Exposure to diesel motor exhaust and lung cancer risk in a pooled analysis from case-control studies in Europe and Canada. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:941-8

11. Vlaanderen J, Straif K, Martinsen JI, Kauppinen T, Pukkala E, Sparén P, et al. (2013) Cholangiocarcinoma among workers in the printing industry; using the NOCCA database to elucidate the generalizability of a cluster report from Japan. Occup Environ Med 70:828-30

12. Huang YHJ, Zhang ZF, Tashkin DP, Feng B, Straif K, Hashibe M. (2015) An epidemiologic review of marijuana and cancer: an update. Cancer Epidemiol Biom Prev (in press)