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Official Twitter account of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the cancer research agency of the World Health Organization.
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IARC 1h
! A healthy diet can play a role in 📉 risk of cancer. Eat plenty of: whole grains, pulses, vegetables, fruits. Limit: high-calorie foods (high in sugar or fat), red meat, foods high in salt. Avoid: sugary drinks & processed meat
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Elom K Aglago Jun 17
Notre récente étude a montré que l'alcohol🍺🍷et la disponibilité ↗️ d'aliments d'origine animale>végétale est corrélé à divers cancers en Afrique. Etude utilisant données nationales alimentaire & cancer Des études épidémio sont necessaires
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IARC 23h
Day 1 of the IARC Summer School is over but you don’t need to miss out! For the 1st time, video recordings of all main lectures are available free of charge on a dedicated online learning space. Register here & check it out!
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IARC Jun 14
IARC-led collaboration provides evidence that HPV-based cervical cancer screening programmes could help prevent anal cancer in women. Cervical HPV16 infection, in particular, was associated with a woman’s anal cancer risk profile
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GICR at IARC Jun 13
Elisabete Weiderpass delivered her keynote lecture: IARC Vision and Cancer Surveillance at the / IACR Combined Scientific Conference, June 11th 2019, Vancouver BC Canada
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IARC Jun 13
IARC, Ministry of Health of Morocco, & Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention & Treatment recently published a report (in French) on status of implementation, organization, & performance of the breast & cervical cancer screening programme of Morocco
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IARC Jun 12
The international HPVC3 consortium, led by IARC scientists, map the presence of antibodies against HPV prior to diagnosis of oropharyngeal cancer
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IARC Jun 7
IARC scientists & the Research Institute of Radiation Medicine & Ecology at the meeting with the Mayor of Semey, Kazakhstan, endorsed the need for continued research & radiation protection, 70 years after the first over-ground nuclear test at the former Semipalatinsk test site
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Lucas Eric Jun 6
Dr Benjamin Hounkpatin, Minister of Health in Benin 🇧🇯, officially inaugurated the Care4Afrique project organized with support of Foundation Claudine Talon, the Government of Benin, the Lalla Salma Foundation and IARC Screening Group.
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WHO South-East Asia Jun 5
It's important to practice to prevent food-borne illnesses. Keep yourself & your family safe by following these 5 steps: 🙌🏾Keep clean Separate raw 🆚 cooked 🔥Cook thoroughly 🌡️Keep food at safe temperatures 🚰Use safe water & raw materials
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IARC Jun 7
Pilot cervical cancer screening project launched in Benin under Care4Afrique project. IARC+local master trainers trained nurses, midwives, GPs & gynaecologists on screen & treat approach. IARC provides equipment & tech support to track & monitor programme.
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IARC Jun 7
Dr Schuz from IARC Environment & Radiation Section met the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan to discuss various collaborations aimed at studying the effects of radiation exposure from nuclear incidents & the possibility of Kazakhstan becoming a new Member State
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Lucas Eric Jun 5
Le CIRC vient d’initier le projet , une plateforme mondiale 🌎🌍🌏documentant et harmonisant les informations et les statistiques des programmes de dépistage du cancer du col de l'utérus, du sein et colorectal. Pour plus de détails:
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World Health Organization (WHO) Jun 5
Today is ! 9 out of 10 people around the 🌏🌍🌎 lives in places where air quality exceeds WHO guideline limits. 😷😷😷😷😀😷😷😷😷😷 Let's ! It's time for everyone, everywhere to !
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IARC Jun 5
IARC launches the CanScreen5 website! CanScreen5 is IARC’s project to collect, analyse, & share info on cancer screening programmes & activities in 5 continents. Standardized data collection helps improve comparisons. Go to for collection & analysis tools
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Chris Wild Jun 2
Scientists working in areas where strong commercial interests are at play should familiarise themselves with the practices used to protect those interests in order to counter false narratives. How Monsanto manipulates journalists and academics
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Mathilde His Jun 4
Very good science cafe by on and hot beverages today ☕️
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IARC Jun 3
Vol. 17 of the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention – colorectal cancer screening – is now available! The book examines aspects of screening such as technique, participation, high-risk populations, new practices, and overall effectiveness. Download it here !
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IARC May 31
Almost summer in the Northern Hemisphere which means more time spent in the sun. It’s important to avoid too much sun exposure! UV radiation damages skin &, in the long term, can lead to skin cancer. See our Q&A on sun safety
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World Health Organization (WHO) May 31
Replying to @WHO
It's . 🚭 DYK: 🚬 smokers are up to 2⃣2⃣ times more likely to develop lung in their lifetime, compared to non-smokers. Don't let tobacco take your breath away! Say ! 👉
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