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Document ID (ISN)72526
CIS number 99-658
ISBN(s) 92-832-1267-3
Year 1996
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 67
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Human immunodeficiency viruses and human T-cell lymphotropic viruses
Bibliographic information IARC Press, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 1996. xii, 424p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This monograph presents the views and expert opinions of an IARC working group which met in Lyon, France 11-18 June 1996. Overall evaluation: infection with human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) or human T-cell lymphotropic virus I (HTLV-I) is carcinogenic to humans; infection with HIV-2 is possibly carcinogenic to humans; infection with HTLV-II is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans. Topics: animal experiments; antibodies; carcinogenic effects; criteria document; Hodgkin's disease; human experiments; IARC; immunobiological changes; immunodeficiency syndrome; Kaposi's sarcoma; leukaemia; literature survey; lymphatic diseases; lymphoma; viruses; WHO.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; IARC; carcinogenic effects; lymphatic diseases; immunodeficiency syndrome; viruses
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; leukaemia; lymphoma; Hodgkin's disease; criteria document; antibodies; immunobiological changes; animal experiments; human experiments; Kaposi's sarcoma
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) Blood diseases
IARC Monographs