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IARC Monographs Volume 114: Evaluation of consumption of red meat and processed meat

26/10/2015

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, has evaluated the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat. These assessments will be published as Volume 114 of the IARC Monographs. A summary of the evaluations has now been published in The Lancet Oncology.

Bouvard V, Loomis D, Guyton KZ, Grosse Y, El Ghissassi F, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, et al. Carcinogenicity of consumption of red and processed meat The Lancet Oncology, Published online 26 October 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(15)00444-1

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