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Document ID (ISN)72525
CIS number 99-657
ISBN(s) 92-832-1259-2
Year 1994
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 59
Author(s)
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Hepatitis viruses
Bibliographic information IARC Press, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 1994. 286p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 65.00.
Internet access 99-657.pdf [in English]
Abstract This monograph presents the views and expert opinions of an IARC working group which met in Lyon, France 8-15 June 1993. Overall evaluation: chronic infection with hepatitis B or hepatitis C virus is carcinogenic to humans; infection with hepatitis D virus is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans. Topics: animal experiments; carcinogenic effects; contagion; criteria document; human experiments; IARC; infectious hepatitis; literature survey; liver cancer; race-linked differences; viruses; WHO.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; IARC; carcinogenic effects; infectious hepatitis; viruses
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; race-linked differences; contagion; criteria document; animal experiments; human experiments; liver cancer
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
IARC Monographs
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)