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2012

IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans

VOLUME 105: DIESEL AND GASOLINE ENGINE EXHAUSTS AND

SOME NITROARENES

Lyon, France: 5-12 June 2012

12/06/2012 -

IARC: DIESEL ENGINE EXHAUST CARCINOGENIC

After a week-long meeting of international experts, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), today classified diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence that exposure is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer.
Read IARC Press Release 213

12/06/2012 -
Videocast, Dr Christopher Wild, IARC Director
Questions and Answers - IARC Monographs Meeting: Diesel and gasoline engine exhausts and some nitroarenes
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11/06/2012 -
Podcast, Dr N Gaudin, Head, IARC Communications Group
Questions and Answers - IARC Monographs Meeting: Diesel and gasoline engine exhausts and some nitroarenes - Backgrounder
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04/06/2012 -
The Monographs Programme of the International Agency for Research on Cancer is about to proceed with the evaluation of the human carcinogenicity of Diesel and gasoline engine exhausts and some nitroarenes (5-12 June 2012).
The below documents serve to highlight the upcoming meeting and to provide a short briefing on the processes followed for Monograph meetings.

Read Backgrounder
Read Frequently Asked Questions

List of Participants
List of Agents to be Reviewed
Call for Data (closes 5 May 2012)
Call for Experts (closed 31 Aug 2011)
Request for Observer Status (closed 5 Feb 2012)
WHO Declaration of Interests for this volume