IARC Research Projects and Databases websites

Section of Cancer Surveillance

Global Cancer Observatory

Section of Evidence Synthesis and Classification

IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention

IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans

WHO/IARC Classification of Tumours Series (WHO Blue Books)

Section of Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis

The IARC TP53 Database

Section of Infections

HPV-AHEAD: Role of human papillomavirus infection and other co-factors in the etiology of head and neck cancer in Europe and India

SPLIT: The Study of human Papillomavirus and precancerous Lesions In the Tonsil

Section of Environment and Radiation

ABC-DO: African Breast Cancer-Disparities in Outcomes study

AGRICOH: A Consortium of Agricultural Cohort Studies

ARCH: Agenda for Research on Chernobyl Health

ASBEST-STUDY: Occupational exposure to chrysotile in workers in mines and processing facilities in Asbest, Russian Federation

CO-CHER: The Cooperation on Chernobyl Health Research

COSMOS: Etude de cohorte sur l′utilisation des téléphones portables et santé

ECAC: European Code Against Cancer

EPI-CT: International pediatric CT scan study

ESCCAPE: Oesophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma African Prevention Research

GALnet: The Global Acute Leukaemia network


The International Pooling Project of Mammographic Density

TM-NUC: Thyroid Monitoring after Nuclear Accidents

SEMI-NUC project: Prospective cohort study of residents living near the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site - feasibility assessment

SYNERGY: a pooled analysis of case-control studies on the joint effects of occupational carcinogens in the development of lung cancer

Section of Nutrition and Metabolism

EDSMAR: Determinants of Breast Cancer in Morocco study

EPIC: The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

The Exposome-Explorer Database

The PRECAMA study: Molecular Subtypes of Premenopausal Breast Cancer in Latin American Women

SABC: South Africa Breast Cancer study

Section of Genetics

Align-GVGD: An extension of the original Grantham difference to multiple sequence alignments and true simultaneous multiple comparison

BBMRI-LPC: The Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure - Large Prospective Cohorts

BReast CAncer IARC database

ILCCO: The International Lung Cancer Consortium

INHANCE: The International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium

InterCHANGE: The role of HPV, genetics, tobacco and alcohol consumption in the etiology and clinical outcome of head and neck cancers in Latin America

Genetic Cancer Susceptibility Group

Section of Early Detection and Prevention

IARC Screening Group

SurvCan: Cancer survival in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Central America

Laboratory Services and Biobank Group

BCNet: Biobank and Cohort Building Network

IARC Biobank