IARC Biennial Report 2018-2019

Paperback
January 2020
9789283211044
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  • Publisher
    WHO Press
  • Published
    22nd January
  • ISBN 9789283211044
  • Language English
  • Pages 157 pp.
  • Size 8" x 11"
$25.00

This Biennial Report of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) provides a summary of the activities of the Agency during the 2018-2019 biennium. These activities span research areas including descriptive epidemiology, cancer registration and analysis of data on cancer occurrence and trends, basic research into the genetic and molecular aspects of cancer development, pathogenesis, and prevention studies. This report demonstrates the high scientific quality of the work emanating from the Agency and the direct relevance of the findings to cancer control and prevention.

International Agency for Research on Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is part of the World Health Organization. IARC's mission is to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control. The Agency is involved in both epidemiological and laboratory research and disseminates scientific information through publications, meetings, courses, and fellowships.