The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is part of the World Health Organization.

IARC's mission is to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control. The Agency is involved in both epidemiological and laboratory research and disseminates scientific information through publications, meetings, courses, and fellowships.


Cancer Research

January 1, 2009 - Volumen 69, Issue 1
Cancer Res 2009 69: 243-252. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-08-2489

Quantitative Analysis of DNA Methylation Profiles in Lung Cancer Identifies Aberrant DNA Methylation of Specific Genes and Its Association with Gender and Cancer Risk Factors

Thomas Vaissière, Rayjean J. Hung, David Zaridze, Anush Moukeria, Cyrille Cuenin, Virginie Fasolo, Gilles Ferro, Anupam Paliwal, Pierre Hainaut, Paul Brennan, Jörg Tost, Paolo Boffetta, and Zdenko Herceg

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World Cancer Report 2008

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