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Tag: IARC

  • Friday, February 15th 2019 - 07:08 UTC

    International Childhood Cancer Day 2019

    “Many countries are unaware of the extent of the childhood cancer burden,” says IARC Director Dr Elisabete Weider pass (Right)

    Each year, an estimated 215 000 cancers are diagnosed in children younger than 15 years, and about 85 000 cancers in those aged 15–19 years. These estimates are based on data collected by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) from population-based cancer registries around the world.

  • Tuesday, June 12th 2012 - 21:50 UTC

    World Health Organization classifies diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans

    Dr Christopher Portier, Chairman of the IARC working Group, conclusions were unanimous

    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), classified on Tuesday diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence that exposure is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer.