05/02/2016 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce a meeting on Epigenetics and Environmental Origins of Cancer, which will take place at IARC on 1112 June 2016. The goals of this meeting are to evaluate recent scientific knowledge in the area, to determine future research needs, and to assess the implications of such studies in cancer causation and prevention. The meeting is a satellite event to the IARC 50th anniversary conference on Global Cancer: Occurrence, Causes, and Avenues to Prevention. Read more, Register now
04/02/2016 Each year on 4 February, WHO and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) support the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in promoting ways to reduce the global burden of cancer. The theme of the UICC campaign is "We can. I can." Five IARC experts explain how, together, we can prevent cancer. View videos
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2015 highly competitive Senior Visiting Scientist Award is Professor Fanghui Zhao from the Department of Cancer Epidemiology, National Cancer Center, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.
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. Download the PDF or EPUB, Order at WHOPress