The most recent IARC
Advisory Group recommended that the Monographs Programme evaluate pesticides.
Excess weight may lead to cancer by altering sex hormones, causing chronic inflammation, and raising insulin levels, suggests IARC
The new IARC
findings identify 13 cancers in which the absence of excess body fat lowers cancer risk.
Celebrating the 50th year of its existence, the IARC
held a conference in Lyon on 7-10 June 2016, where almost 1 000 scientists from across the globe came together to discuss today's cancer-related challenges and tomorrow's agenda for cancer prevention.
In 1991, the IARC
assessed the carcinogenicity of coffee, classifying it as 'possibly carcinogenic to humans' based on limited evidence from case-control studies and data from experimental animals.
The World Health Organization's IARC
finding is great news and highly significant for coffee drinkers and confirms evidence from an avalanche of studies by highly respected and independent scientists," said Bill Murray, president of the NCA, New York, N.
En ese ano, la IARC
refirio que, de acuerdo con un estudio realizado en Uruguay, "quienes beben mucho mate tienen cerca de diez veces mas posibilidades de desarrollar cancer", por lo que "las investigaciones sobre el consumo de mate y el cancer del tracto gastrointestinal superior sugieren una fuerte asociacion", aunque advertia que "no se vieron evidencias de esta asociacion en un estudio que se hizo sobre el cancer de vejiga".
Typically drunk piping hot, the IARC
found that the high temperature was probably behind an observed link with cancer of the esophagus, which transports food and fluids from the mouth to the stomach.
had previously put coffee as a "possible carcinogen" in its 2B category alongside chloroform, lead and many other substances.
These results suggest that drinking very hot beverages is one probable cause of esophageal cancer and that it is the temperature, rather than the drinks themselves, that appears to be responsible," Christopher Wild, director of the IARC
, reportedly said.
Meanwhile, the WHO's IARC
has found that drinking very hot beverages most likely causes esophageal cancer.
Public concern reached new heights in 2015 when IARC
listed glyphosate, the widely used herbicide, as a "probable human carcinogen.