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Document ID (ISN)77537
CIS number 01-1535
ISBN(s) 92-832-1261-4
Year 1994
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 61
World Health Organization (WHO)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Schistosomes, liver flukes and Helicobacter pylori
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 1994. 270p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: CHF 70.00.
Abstract This monograph presents the views and expert opinions of an IARC working group which met in Lyon, France, 7-14 June 1994, concerning the cancer risks of helminths (parasitic worms), schistosoma and Heliobacter pylori. Of the seven agents reviewed, three were rated 1 (carcinogenic to humans), one was rated 2A (probably carcinogenic to humans), one was rated 2B (possibly carcinogenic to humans) and two were classified 3 (not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans). For each agent, the following aspects are covered: exposure data; studies of cancer in humans; studies of cancer in experimental animals; other data relevant to an evaluation of carcinogenicity and its mechanisms; summary of reported data and evaluation.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; biological hazards; IARC; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) bacterial diseases; helminthic infections; schistosomiasis; criteria document; animal experiments; human experiments; carcinogenic effects; hazard evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Biological hazards
IARC Monographs