Who's Who

Marie-Beatrice Lauby-Secretan

Scientist

Section of IARC Monographs


Specialty:

Carcinogen identification and evaluation

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
1996PhDToxicologySt. Bartholomew and the Royal London School of Medicine and DentistryLondonUK
1991MScBiochemistryGeneva UniversityGenevaSwitzerland
1989BScBiochemistryGeneva UniversityGenevaSwitzerland


Current Research Projects

  • IARC Monograph vol. 107: Polychlorinated and polybrominated biphenyls
    IARC, IMO (Responsible Officer)

  • IARC Monograph vol. 103: Bitumens and bitumen emissions, and some heterocyclic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    IARC, IMO (Responsible Officer)

  • IARC Monograph vol. 100E: Personal habits and indoor combustions
    IARC, IMO (Responsible Officer and Editor)


Selected Publications

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(24) : 1827-1839

B Lauby-Secretan, R Baan, Y Grosse, F El Ghissassi, V Bouvard, L Benbrahim-Tallaa, N Guha, L Galichet, K Straif, on behalf of the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer Monograph Working Group (2011) Bitumens and bitumen emissions, and some heterocyclic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons Lancet Oncology, 12 ; IARC Monograph vol. 103 (2013) : 1190-1191

B Secretan, K Straif, R Baan, Y Grosse, F El Ghissassi, V Bouvard, L Benbrahim-Tallaa, N Guha, C Freeman, L Galichet, VJ Cogliano, on behalf of the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer Monograph Working Group (2009) A review of human carcinogens – Part E: tobacco, areca nut, alcohol, coal smoke and salted fish. Lancet Oncology 10 ; IARC Monographs vol. 100E (2012) : 1033-1034

The International Agency for Research on Cancer Working Group on artificial ultraviolet (UV) light and skin cancer (as responsible officer/scientific coordinator of the Working Group) (2007) The association of use of sunbeds with cutaneous malignant melanoma and other skin cancers: A systematic review. Int J Cancer, 120(1) : 1116-1122

Secretan B & Straif K (2006) [Les sujets de préoccupation actuels du CIRC en matière de cancérogènes professionnels] (in French) Arch. Maladies Prof. Environ., 67 : 303-304