International Agency for Research on Cancer

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Organization: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Top Publications

  1. doi Bladder cancer risk in painters: a meta-analysis
    Neela Guha
    Section of IARC Monographs, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Occup Environ Med 67:568-73. 2010
  2. ncbi Hepatitis viruses, alcohol, and tobacco in the etiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Italy
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:683-9. 2006
  3. pmc Estrogen-like activity of seafood related to environmental chemical contaminants
    Sonia Garritano
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Environ Health 5:9. 2006
  4. ncbi Worldwide distribution of human papillomavirus types in cytologically normal women in the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV prevalence surveys: a pooled analysis
    G M Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Lancet 366:991-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Nitrative DNA damage in inflammation and its possible role in carcinogenesis
    Tomohiro Sawa
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Nitric Oxide 14:91-100. 2006
  6. ncbi Outcome of screening by clinical examination of the breast in a trial in the Philippines
    Paola Pisani
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 118:149-54. 2006
  7. pmc Comprehensive statistical study of 452 BRCA1 missense substitutions with classification of eight recurrent substitutions as neutral
    S V Tavtigian
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France
    J Med Genet 43:295-305. 2006
  8. ncbi Alcohol and cancer: benefits in addition to risks?
    Paolo Boffetta
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 6:443-4. 2005
  9. pmc Risk of cancer after low doses of ionising radiation: retrospective cohort study in 15 countries
    E Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, France
    BMJ 331:77. 2005
  10. ncbi Epidemiology and etiology of gliomas
    Hiroko Ohgaki
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Acta Neuropathol 109:93-108. 2005

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Publications62

  1. doi Bladder cancer risk in painters: a meta-analysis
    Neela Guha
    Section of IARC Monographs, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Occup Environ Med 67:568-73. 2010
    The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified occupational exposure as a painter as 'carcinogenic to humans', largely based on increased risks of bladder and lung cancer...
  2. ncbi Hepatitis viruses, alcohol, and tobacco in the etiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Italy
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:683-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our study confirms the importance of HCV in HCC etiology in Italy where the widespread dissemination of the virus dates back four or five decades...
  3. pmc Estrogen-like activity of seafood related to environmental chemical contaminants
    Sonia Garritano
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Environ Health 5:9. 2006
    ..In this study the estrogenic activity of extracts of edible marine organisms for human consumption from the Mediterranean Sea was assayed...
  4. ncbi Worldwide distribution of human papillomavirus types in cytologically normal women in the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV prevalence surveys: a pooled analysis
    G M Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Lancet 366:991-8. 2005
    ..We aimed to compare HPV-type distribution in representative samples of women from different world regions...
  5. ncbi Nitrative DNA damage in inflammation and its possible role in carcinogenesis
    Tomohiro Sawa
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Nitric Oxide 14:91-100. 2006
    ..Better understanding of the mechanisms and role of such nitrative damage in chronic inflammation-associated human cancer is a necessary basis to develop new strategies for cancer prevention by modulating the process of inflammation...
  6. ncbi Outcome of screening by clinical examination of the breast in a trial in the Philippines
    Paola Pisani
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 118:149-54. 2006
    ..Moreover, in this relatively well-educated population, cultural and logistic barriers to seeking diagnosis and treatment persist and need to be addressed before any screening programme is introduced...
  7. pmc Comprehensive statistical study of 452 BRCA1 missense substitutions with classification of eight recurrent substitutions as neutral
    S V Tavtigian
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France
    J Med Genet 43:295-305. 2006
    ..However, clinical testing methods with high sensitivity for deleterious mutations in these genes also detect many unclassified variants, primarily missense substitutions...
  8. ncbi Alcohol and cancer: benefits in addition to risks?
    Paolo Boffetta
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 6:443-4. 2005
  9. pmc Risk of cancer after low doses of ionising radiation: retrospective cohort study in 15 countries
    E Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, France
    BMJ 331:77. 2005
    ..To provide direct estimates of risk of cancer after protracted low doses of ionising radiation and to strengthen the scientific basis of radiation protection standards for environmental, occupational, and medical diagnostic exposures...
  10. ncbi Epidemiology and etiology of gliomas
    Hiroko Ohgaki
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Acta Neuropathol 109:93-108. 2005
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  11. ncbi The role of low-level magnification in visual inspection with acetic acid for the early detection of cervical neoplasia
    Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:345-51. 2004
    ..8% (95% CI: 86.2-87.3), 6.3% (95% CI: 5.3-7.3) and 99.4% (95% CI: 99.3-99.6), respectively, for VIAM. Low-level magnification did not improve the test performance of naked eye visualization of acetic acid impregnated uterine cervix...
  12. ncbi Current criteria to establish human carcinogens
    Vincent James Cogliano
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France
    Semin Cancer Biol 14:407-12. 2004
    ..This paradigm asks the question, "What is a human carcinogen? Is it an agent that we observe to induce tumors, or more generally, an agent with a clear role in tumor development?"..
  13. ncbi Plasma levels of six carotenoids in nine European countries: report from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 7:713-22. 2004
    ..Few studies have compared levels of these carotenoids between countries in Europe...
  14. ncbi 5-Alpha reductase inhibition provides superior benefits to alpha blockade by preventing AUR and BPH-related surgery
    P Boyle
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:620-6; discussion 626-7. 2004
    ..This analysis examines the relative effectiveness of current medical therapies for BPH in preventing AUR, AUR-related catheterisation and surgery in real-life clinical practice...
  15. ncbi Reversal of risk upon quitting smoking
    Carolyn M Dresler
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69008, Lyon, France
    Lancet 368:348-9. 2006
  16. ncbi The globalisation of cancer
    Peter Boyle
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon Cedex, France
    Lancet 368:629-30. 2006
  17. ncbi Relationship of alcohol intake and sex steroid concentrations in blood in pre- and post-menopausal women: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon Cedex, France
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1033-43. 2006
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  18. doi Concurrent infection with multiple human papillomavirus types: pooled analysis of the IARC HPV Prevalence Surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:503-10. 2010
    ..The different results by genotyping method suggest that the apparent clustering of HPV infections was an artifact of the measurement process. Further investigation is required to evaluate other widely used HPV detection methods...
  19. doi Contribution of highly industrially processed foods to the nutrient intakes and patterns of middle-aged populations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    N Slimani
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S206-25. 2009
    ..To describe the contribution of highly processed foods to total diet, nutrient intakes and patterns among 27 redefined centres in the 10 countries participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  20. pmc Differences in the risk of cervical cancer and human papillomavirus infection by education level
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 101:865-70. 2009
    ..Cervical cancer risk is associated with low education even in an unscreened population, but it is not clear whether human papillomavirus (HPV) infection follows the same pattern...
  21. pmc Sex steroids, growth factors and mammographic density: a cross-sectional study of UK postmenopausal Caucasian and Afro-Caribbean women
    Valerie A McCormack
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology and Genetics Group, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R38. 2009
    ..If such a hormonal basis of mammographic density exists, hormones may underlie ethnic differences in both mammographic density and breast cancer incidence rates...
  22. doi Genetic and plasma variation of insulin-like growth factor binding proteins in relation to prostate cancer incidence and survival
    Mattias Johansson
    International Agency for Research against Cancer, Lyon, France
    Prostate 69:1281-91. 2009
    ..We analyzed genetic variation within genes coding for IGF binding proteins in relation to prostate cancer incidence and survival. We also investigated if circulating IGFBP3 affects prostate cancer-specific survival...
  23. doi Recent changes in the epidemiology of head and neck cancer
    Maria Paula Curado
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Cluster, Descriptive Epidemiology Production Group, Lyon, France
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:194-200. 2009
    ..To review the most recent epidemiological studies on head and neck cancer and changes in knowledge about risk factors. The main review concerned the squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx and hypopharynx...
  24. doi HIV, human papillomavirus, and cervical neoplasia and cancer in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Hugo De Vuyst
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:545-54. 2008
    ..Therefore, it remains important to closely monitor HPV-related disease in women with HIV who are receiving HAART, particularly in regions of the world where cervical screening is not available routinely...
  25. doi Atypical stromal hyperplasia of the prostate
    Lars Egevad
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:484-7. 2008
    ..The clinical impact of ASH is discussed and the literature reviewed...
  26. doi The evaluation of the diet/disease relation in the EPIC study: considerations for the calibration and the disease models
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:368-78. 2008
    ..This requires considerable work to standardize dietary measurements at the food and the nutrient levels...
  27. ncbi The multidisciplinary management of gastrointestinal cancer. Epidemiology of oesophagogastric cancer
    R Lambert
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Group of Screening, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69372 Cedex 08, France
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 21:921-45. 2007
    ..Preneoplastic conditions of the oesophagogastric mucosa include erosive oesophagitis in alcoholics, columnar lined oesophagus as a complication of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, and atrophic gastritis following H. pylori infection...
  28. pmc Number of siblings and the risk of solid tumours: a nation-wide study
    A Altieri
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 96:1755-9. 2007
    ..59, 95% CI, 1.29-1.95) and melanoma (RR=0.68, 95% CI, 0.59-0.79). We conclude that sibship characteristics are strong correlates of cancer risk at several sites; plausible interpretations include socioeconomic status...
  29. ncbi Physical activity and endometrial cancer risk: a review of the current evidence, biologic mechanisms and the quality of physical activity assessment methods
    Anne E Cust
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, and Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:243-58. 2007
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  30. ncbi Brain tumors in S100beta-v-erbB transgenic rats
    Hiroko Ohgaki
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 65:1111-7. 2006
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  31. ncbi Commentary: Mendelian randomization and gene-environment interaction
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 33:17-21. 2004
  32. ncbi Assessing exposure misclassification by expert assessment in multicenter occupational studies
    Andrea t Mannetje
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Epidemiology 14:585-92. 2003
    ..We performed an interteam agreement study to estimate the levels of exposure misclassification and the expected attenuation of the risk estimate...
  33. ncbi Occupational exposures and cancers of the endometrium and cervix uteri in Finland
    E Weiderpass
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 39:572-80. 2001
    ..We conducted an exploratory register-linkage study in Finland to assess the role of occupational exposures on incidence rates of cancers of the endometrium and cervix uteri...
  34. ncbi Mammalian class theta GST and differential susceptibility to carcinogens: a review
    S Landi
    Environmental Carcinogenesis Division, US Environmental Protection Agency, Research, Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Mutat Res 463:247-83. 2000
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  35. ncbi International trends in incidence of cervical cancer: II. Squamous-cell carcinoma
    A P Vizcaino
    Unit of Field and Intervention Studies, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 86:429-35. 2000
    ..There are only a few series covering a long period of time in developing countries, but there is little evidence for a major impact of screening...
  36. ncbi Developing a global strategy for cancer
    K Sikora
    World Health Organisation Cancer Programme, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer 35:1870-7. 1999
    ..The WHO Cancer Programme is developing a strategy to identify priorities in cancer prevention, detection and treatment in a wide range of epidemiological and economic settings...
  37. ncbi AIDS-related cancers in Africa: maturation of the epidemic in Uganda
    D M Parkin
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    AIDS 13:2563-70. 1999
    ..The AIDS epidemic has passed its peak in Uganda, with possible consequences for the risk of cancers related to infectious agents...
  38. ncbi A novel sensitive method to detect frameshift mutations in exonic repeat sequences of cancer-related genes
    N Mironov
    Unit of Multistage Carcinogenesis, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Carcinogenesis 20:2189-92. 1999
    ..Based on these results, we discuss meaningful and meaningless alterations in exonic repeats...
  39. ncbi Mutation at position -12 of intron 45 (c-->t) plays a prevalent role in the partial skipping of exon 46 from the transcript of allele alphaLELY in erythroid cells
    R Wilmotte
    Laboratoire de Génétique Moléculaire Humaine, CNRS URA 1171, Institut Pasteur de Lyon, France
    Br J Haematol 104:855-9. 1999
    ..Taken together, intron 45 mutation is the prevalent, if not the exclusive, determinant of the partial skipping of exon 46 in the transcript of allele alphaLELY...
  40. ncbi Formation of DNA etheno adducts in rodents and humans and their role in carcinogenesis
    A Barbin
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Acta Biochim Pol 45:145-61. 1998
    ..These data suggest that DNA ethenobases could serve as new biomarkers of oxidative stress/lipid peroxidation...
  41. ncbi Antimutagenic dietary phenolics as antigenotoxic substances in urothelium of smokers
    C Malaveille
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Mutat Res 402:219-24. 1998
    ..Overall, our study strongly suggests that smokers ingesting dietary phenolics, probably flavonoids, are partially protected against the harmful effects by tobacco carcinogens within their bladder mucosal cells...
  42. ncbi Asbestos-related lung cancer mortality in Piedmont, Italy
    M Martuzzi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 33:565-70. 1998
    ..9% (95% confidence interval, 2.1-5.7%). The observed association and the presence of a dose-response relationship at the municipality level underscore the dangers of asbestos for human health...
  43. ncbi Hepatocellular carcinoma: from gene to public health
    R Montesano
    Unit of Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 89:1844-51. 1997
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  44. ncbi An international evaluation of the cancer-preventive potential of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    H Vainio
    Unit of Chemoprevention, IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 6:749-53. 1997
    ..The results of the meeting, including recommendations for future research, will be published as Volume 1 of the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention...
  45. ncbi A tumor suppressor gene, Cx26, also mediates the bystander effect in HeLa cells
    M Mesnil
    Unit of Multistage Carcinogenesis, IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Res 57:2929-32. 1997
    ..These data suggest the possibility of using of Cxs as both tumor suppressor genes and as diffusers of ganciclovir toxicity in therapeutic approaches...
  46. ncbi Cause-specific mortality in a cohort of patients with diabetes mellitus: a population-based study in Sweden
    E Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:802-9. 2001
    ..We conclude that excess mortality persisted throughout all calendar periods and at all ages, indicating the need for health care prevention measures...
  47. ncbi A method to assess predominant energies of exposure in a nuclear research centre--Saclay (France)
    I Thierry-Chef
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150, cours A Thomas, 69372 Lyon, 08, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 94:215-25. 2001
    ..It was applied to personnel readings in one facility, confirming the experts' estimation. Beyond the International Study, the method has implication for the monitoring and protection of workers...
  48. ncbi Alcoholism and risk for cancer of the cervix uteri, vagina, and vulva
    E Weiderpass
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:899-901. 2001
    ..We conclude that alcoholic women are at high risk for in situ and invasive cervical cancer and for cancer of the vagina...
  49. ncbi The role of TP53 in Cervical carcinogenesis
    Massimo Tommasino
    Angewandte Tumorvirologie, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, INF 242, Heidelberg, Germany
    Hum Mutat 21:307-12. 2003
    ..Several independent studies have shown that in a small percentage of cervical tumors the p53 gene is mutated. However, this event appears to be unrelated to the presence or absence of HPV infection and the nature of the tumor...
  50. ncbi Herpes simplex virus-2 as a human papillomavirus cofactor in the etiology of invasive cervical cancer
    Jennifer S Smith
    Unit of Field and Intervention Studies, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1604-13. 2002
    ..We performed a pooled analysis of seven case-control studies to examine the effect of one possible HPV cofactor, herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) infection, in the etiology of invasive cervical cancer...
  51. ncbi Age-specific prevalence of infection with herpes simplex virus types 2 and 1: a global review
    Jennifer S Smith
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Unit of Field and Intervention Studies, 69372 Lyon, France
    J Infect Dis 186:S3-28. 2002
    ..HSV-1 infection is acquired during childhood and adolescence and is markedly more widespread than HSV-2 infection. Further studies are needed in many geographic areas...
  52. ncbi Implication of direct host-tumor intercellular interactions in non-immune host resistance to neoplastic growth
    Vladimir Krutovskikh
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Unit of Gene Environment Interactions, WHO, Lyon 69008, France
    Semin Cancer Biol 12:267-76. 2002
    ..This review highlights the role that direct intercellular host-tumor interactions may play in natural host resistance against neoplastic growth, with an emphasis on the underlying mechanisms of both their function and impairment...
  53. ncbi Nonlinear relationship of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-I/IGF-binding protein-3 ratio with indices of adiposity and plasma insulin concentrations (Sweden)
    Annekatrin Lukanova
    Department of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 13:509-16. 2002
    ..In this study we test the hypothesis of a nonlinear relationship of IGF-I with indices of body fat such as body mass index (BMI), insulin, and leptin...
  54. ncbi Body mass index in relation to ovarian cancer: a multi-centre nested case-control study
    Annekatrin Lukanova
    Department of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 99:603-8. 2002
    ..02. There was some evidence of direct association of ovarian cancer with height, which was limited to cancers diagnosed before age 55. Our data suggest that increasing body weight may confer a protection against ovarian cancer...
  55. ncbi Practical implications of imposing a new world standard population
    Freddie Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 13:175-82. 2002
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  56. ncbi Gene-environment interaction and aetiology of cancer: what does it mean and how can we measure it?
    Paul Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69008 Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 23:381-7. 2002
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  57. ncbi Evidence for Chlamydia trachomatis as a human papillomavirus cofactor in the etiology of invasive cervical cancer in Brazil and the Philippines
    Jennifer S Smith
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Infect Dis 185:324-31. 2002
    ..C. trachomatis infection was found to be a possible cofactor of HPV in the etiology of squamous cervical cancer, and its effect may be mediated by chronic inflammation...
  58. ncbi Evaluation of cancer-preventive agents and strategies a new program at the International Agency for Research on Cancer
    H Vainio
    Unit of Chemoprevention, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 952:177-80. 2001
    About five years ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) initiated a new program, IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention, aimed at evaluating the evidence base for the cancer-preventive activity of various agents and ..
  59. ncbi Estimates of the world-wide prevalence of cancer for 25 sites in the adult population
    Paola Pisani
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 97:72-81. 2002
    ..In the long-term period however different demographic patterns with long-life expectancy in high-income countries determine a higher prevalence in these areas even for relatively uncommon cancer sites such as the cervix...
  60. ncbi Environmental causes of human cancers
    R Montesano
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Cancer 37:S67-87. 2001
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  61. ncbi Breast cancer risk in male alcoholics in Sweden
    E Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 12:661-4. 2001
    ..To investigate the association between alcoholism and risk of male breast cancer...
  62. ncbi Phylogenetics of the laboratory rat Rattus norvegicus
    F Canzian
    Unit of Genetic Cancer Susceptibility, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Genome Res 7:262-7. 1997
    ..These results provide a phylogenetic basis in the choice of rat strains for genetic linkage experiments...

Research Grants20

  1. Pilot for a Multicenter Case-Control Study of Pancreatic Cancer in a High Risk r*
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of a full study have the potential to identify important lifestyle and occupational risk factors for pancreatic cancer and inform future prevention efforts against pancreatic cancer. ..
  2. Lifestyle, insulin, IGF-I and colorectal cancer
    Rudolf Kaaks; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study seeks to increase understanding of etiologic mechanisms relating over nutrition to colon cancer development, which will eventually allow the in formulation of more precise nutritional guidelines for efficient prevention. ..
  3. Multicentric Pooled Analysis of Second Primary Cancer
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., ultraviolet light); (ii) an investigation of rare cancer types (e.g., bone cancer or sarcomas); and (iii) an investigation of second primary cancers which may be increased due to treatment of a first primary cancer (e.g., leukemia). ..
  4. INSULIN, IGF-1 & CANCERS OF BREAST, ENDOMETRIUM & OVARY
    Rudolf Kaaks; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..All studies are based on the same underlying population, obtained by combining three prospective cohort studies that are currently ongoing in New York, Umea (Sweden) and Milan (Italy). ..
  5. International Lung Cancer Consortium: Pooled analysis o*
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Occupational exposures and brain cancer
    Elisabeth Cardis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The International Agency for Research on Cancer has coordinated a multi-national prospective case-control study of cellular telephones and cancer risk...
  7. EVALUATION OF CARCINOGENIC RISKS TO HUMANS
    Vincent Cogliano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Later, IARC scientists review the text and tables to ensure their scientific accuracy and clarity, and the volume is edited and published. Funds are requested to support two of the three volumes produced each year. ..
  8. EVALUATION OF CARCINOGENIC RISKS TO HUMANS
    Vincent Cogliano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Later, IARC scientists review the text and tables to ensure their scientific accuracy and clarity, and the volume is edited and published. Funds are requested to support two of the three volumes produced each year. ..
  9. Pooled Analyses of SNPs and Risk of Head & Neck Cancer
    Mia Hashibe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. International Head and Neck Cancer Consortium
    Mia Hashibe; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We anticipate that the INHANCE consortium will be a major step toward improving our understanding of the causes and mechanisms of head & neck cancers and the beginning of a long-standing cooperation. ..
  11. Role of epigenetic changes induced by dietary and environmental factors in cancer
    Zdenko Herceg; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  12. COMMON AND RARE SEQUENCE VARIANTS IN BREAST CANCER RISK
    Sean Tavtigian; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  13. COMMON AND RARE SEQUENCE VARIANTS IN BREAST CANCER RISK
    Sean Tavtigian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....