International Agency for Research on Cancer

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A large, semiautonomous division of the World Health Organization based in Lyon, France, that initiates, conducts, and sponsors a range of research studies of cancer, including fundamental research on the molecular biology, immunology, genetics, etc., of cancer, epidemiological studies, assessment of carcinogens, and efficacy of therapeutic regimens. See http://www.iarc.fr for details.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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