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The IARC Monographs Programme

The IARC Monographs Programme identifies environmental factors that are carcinogenic hazards to humans.

Global Cancer Observatory

The Global Cancer Observatory (GCO) is an interactive platform presenting global cancer statistics, including estimates of the cancer burden for the year 2022 and predictions of the future burden to 2050.


Press Releases

Newsletter and Highlights


Produced by the IARC Cross-Cutting Working Group on Cancer Prevention Knowledge Translation and Transfer.



Posters, Infographics, and Videos

Human Cancer: Known Causes and Prevention by Organ Site

This poster presents carcinogenic agents and cancer-preventive interventions by organ site


These infographics provide easy-to-understand overviews of cancer research topics


Videos include interviews with researchers, seminars, webinars, lectures, and more

IARC: a new era in cancer research

This new video presents the work of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

Research and Capacity-Building

IARC Research

IARC’s objective is to promote international collaboration in cancer research

IARC Research Project websites

IARC coordinates many international collaborations

Learning and Capacity-Building website

IARC’s learning and capacity-building activities

IARC Learning portal

This portal provides a large variety of freely accessible learning and training resources

Governance and Leadership

IARC Director

The Director of IARC is responsible for the leadership of the Agency

IARC Medium-Term Strategy for 2021-2025

This Medium-Term Strategy seeks to position IARC as the leading global cancer authority

IARC Governance

This website provides links to documents of Branch Review, Scientific and Governing Council meetings

IARC Ethics Committee

The committee ensures that all IARC research projects conform to international ethical standards


IARC Data Protection Policy

This policy document addresses the processing of personal data for scientific purposes