Research Sections


EVALUATION OF HUMAN CARCINOGENS (MONOGRAPHS)

The IARC Monographs identify environmental factors that can increase the risk of human cancer.




IARC HANDBOOKS OF CANCER PREVENTION

The Handbooks provide a review of the scientific evidence of the cancer-preventive potential of the agents and activities under evaluation.


 

WHO CLASSIFICATION OF TUMOURS (BLUE BOOKS)

The WHO Classification of Tumours series are authoritative and concise reference books for the histological and molecular classification of tumours.


 

SCREENING GROUP

The core function of the Screening Group is to provide evidence to guide the development of public health policies in implementing screening in a range of health-care settings, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.


 

EPIC STUDY

The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study is one of the largest cohort studies in the world, with more than half a million (521 000) participants recruited across 10 European countries and followed for almost 15 years.



 

IARC BIOBANK

The IARC BioBank (IBB) is one of the largest, most varied and richest International collections of samples in the world. Most of the samples are body fluids, including plasma, serum, urine and extracted DNA.




CANCER RESEARCH FOR CANCER PREVENTION

Cancer prevention is a vital component of cancer control.


 

EUROPEAN CODE AGAINST CANCER

The Code provides 12 ways that individuals can reduce their risk of developing cancer, and is a joint project between IARC and the European Commission.


IARC TP53 DATABASE
GLOBAL CANCER OBSERVATORY
Cancer Screening in Five Continents
(CanScreen5)
IARC Monographs, Agents classified in Group 1
IARC Staff Journal Articles
IARC INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS
IARC RESEARCH WORLDWIDE