4. The IARC Monographs Programme: Cancer Hazard Identification as a First Step in Cancer Risk Assessment and Cancer Prevention

  1. Prof. Dr. Günter Obe3,4,
  2. Dr. Burkhard Jandrig5,
  3. Prof. Dr. Gary E. Marchant6,
  4. Dipl. Päd. Holger Schütz7 and
  5. Prof. Dr. Peter M. Wiedemann8
  1. Robert A. Baan1 and
  2. Vincent J. Cogliano2

Published Online: 27 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch4

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

How to Cite

Baan, R. A. and Cogliano, V. J. (2011) The IARC Monographs Programme: Cancer Hazard Identification as a First Step in Cancer Risk Assessment and Cancer Prevention, in Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends (eds G. Obe, B. Jandrig, G. E. Marchant, H. Schütz and P. M. Wiedemann), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Ret. from University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

  2. 4

    Gershwinstrasse 33, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  3. 5

    Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Robert-Rössle-Str. 10, 13125 Berlin, Germany

  4. 6

    Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, P.O. Box 877906, Tempe, AZ 85287-796, USA

  5. 7

    Research Center Jülich, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-8), 52425 Jülich, Germany

  6. 8

    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), TAB – Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag, Neue Schönhauser Straße 10, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    WHO–International Agency for Research on Cancer, The IARC Monographs Programme, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France

  2. 2

    Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), National Center for Environmental Assessment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW (8601P), Washington DC 20460, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527327539

Online ISBN: 9783527634613

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Keywords:

  • aristolochic acid;
  • carcinogenicity;
  • formaldehyde;
  • hazard identification;
  • IARC Monographs Programme;
  • leukemogen;
  • lymphohematopoietic cancers;
  • standardized mortality ratio

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Formaldehyde, Nasopharyngeal Cancer, and Leukemia: Evolution in Evaluation

  • Herbal Medicines, Aristolochia Plant Species, and Aristolochic Acid Nephropathy

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References