Actualité du CIRC

IARC Monographs Volume 107: Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Polybrominated Biphenyls

30/06/2015 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce that the Monographs on Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBBs) are now available online. In its evaluation, the Working Group classified both PCBs and dioxin-like PCBs as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), while PBBs were classified as probably carcinogenic to humans (Group 2A). Visit the Volume 107 webpage

IARC Postdoctoral Opportunities - Section of Early Detection and Prevention / Prevention and Implementation Group

29/06/2015 A postdoctoral opportunity is available within the Prevention and Implementation Group to participate in the implementation component of the ESTAMPA study. It will include epidemiological and public health analyses along with their interaction with clinical interventions.
Deadline: 31 July 2015
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Les Monographies du CIRC évaluent le DDT, le lindane, et le 2,4-D

23/06/2015 A Working Group of 26 experts from 13 countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on 2–9 June 2015 to evaluate the carcinogenicity of the insecticides lindane and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D). A summary of the evaluations has now been published in The Lancet Oncology. The detailed assessments will be published as Volume 113 of the IARC Monographs. Lire article , Lire Communiqué de Presse No 236

Publications

International Agency for Research on Cancer: The First 50 Years, 1965-2015

15/05/2015 International Agency for Research on Cancer: The First 50 Years, 1965-2015

Authors: Rodolfo Saracci and Christopher P. Wild

This book charts the birth of IARC during the 1960s - a period of great optimism for international cooperation and medical science. It goes on to describe the Agency's major achievements over the past five decades in terms of the development of tools for conducting cancer research, the identification of risk factors, and the evaluation of preventive interventions.
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GLOBOCAN
2012

ESTIMATED CANCER
INCIDENCE,
MORTALITY AND PREVALENCE
WORLDWIDE IN 2012

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