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  1. Mar 15, 2019 · What does IARC′s classification mean in terms of the probability of developing a cancer? The IARC Working Group′s classification of glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans” (Group 2A) is based on “limited” evidence of cancer in humans (from real-world exposures that actually occurred) and “sufficient” evidence of cancer ...

  2. www.cancer.org › cancer › cancer-causesTalcum Powder and Cancer

    Talcum powder is made from talc, a mineral composed mainly of the elements magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. It is widely used in cosmetic products such as baby powder and adult body and facial powders.

  3. Asbestos was considered by previous IARC Working Groups in 1972, 1976, and 1987 (IARC, 1973, 1977, 1987a). Since that time, new data have become available, these have been incorporated in the Monograph, and have been taken into consideration in the present evaluation.

  4. www.cancer.org › cancer › cancer-causesArsenic and Cancer Risk

    IARC classifies the organic arsenic compounds dimethylarsinic acid (DMA, also known as cacodylic acid) and monomethylarsonic acid (MMA) as “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” IARC classifies other organic arsenic compounds as “not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity in humans.”

  5. Papillomaviruses are small, non-enveloped, epitheliotropic, double-stranded DNA viruses that infect mucosal and cutaneous epithelia in a wide variety of higher vertebrates in a species-specific manner and induce cellular proliferation. Only bovine papillomaviruses (BPVs) 1 and 2 are known to infect mesenchymal tissues and to show cross-species transmission. More than 100 types of human ...

  6. Aug 23, 2019 · Despite the classification of RF-EMFs as possibly carcinogenic to humans, other organizations have not come to the same conclusion. The IARC is part of the World Health Organization (WHO).

  7. Of these, more than 500 have been identified as carcinogenic, probably carcinogenic, or possibly carcinogenic to humans. IARC convenes expert scientists to evaluate the evidence that an agent can increase the risk of cancer. The agency describes the principles, procedures, and scientific criteria that guide the evaluations. For instance, agents ...

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