International Agency for Research on Cancer

Global Cancer Rates Could Increase 50% by 2020

Cancer rates could further increase by 50% to 15 million new cases in the year 2020, according to the World Cancer Report, the most comprehensive global examination of the disease to date


IARC Monographs Programme Declares Second-Hand Smoke Carcinogenic to Humans

A scientific working group of 29 experts from 12 countries convened by the Monographs Programme of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization, Lyon, France, has reviewed all significant published evidence related to tobacco smoking and cancer