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  1. Oct 26, 2015 · Red meat, meanwhile, was placed into group 2A. This group is for substances defined as ‘probably carcinogenic to humans’; this means that the evidence in humans is still somewhat limited, but there is sufficient evidence in experimental animals of the substance’s carcinogenic nature. As the evidence decreases, so does the ranking.

  2. On 31st May 2011, IARC classified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B), based on an increased risk for glioma, a malignant type of brain cancer, associated with wireless phone use. IARC state in the summary of results: “The evidence was reviewed critically, and overall evaluated as being limited ...

  3. May 31, 2011 · Lyon, France, May 31, 2011 — The WHO/International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B), based on an increased risk for glioma, a malignant type of brain cancer1, associated with wireless phone use.

  4. Dec 13, 2013 · The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC or CIRC in French) distinguishes four main groups or physical factors on the basis of existing scientific data to assess their carcinogenic potential. GROUP 1: the agent may be a carcinogenic mixture for humans (proven carcinogen or certainly carcinogenic). The exposure circumstance entails ...

  5. May 31, 2011 · "This IARC classification does not mean cellphones cause cancer." The IARC classified the electromagnetic frequency given off by cell phones as a "Group 2b" carcinogen. Some other Group 2b carcinogens include: DDT (the controversal pesticide), lead, and gasoline. Group 2b is the lowest level of confidence that the IARC uses when classifying ...

  6. Apr 27, 2021 · In the recent NTP report, it was concluded that there is “high confidence” that persistent night shift work that results in circadian disruption can cause human cancer, and IARC concluded that night shift work is “probably carcinogenic to humans.”. These conclusions are based on evidence from human studies of breast and prostate cancer ...

  7. Jun 25, 2015 · The herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, or 2,4-D, was added to a list of “possibly carcinogenic to human” products by the IARC, a specialized agency of the World Health Organization.

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