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HPV vaccine is safe, says cancer agency, as it slams 'unfounded rumors'

Feb 04, 2019 - 2:14 PM

To mark World Cancer Day 2019, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issues a statement in which it 'unequivocally confirms the efficacy and safety of HPV vaccination'

Very hot drinks 'probably' cause cancer – UN agency

Jun 15, 2016 - 4:51 PM

4th UPDATE The UN s cancer agency also lifts suspicion from coffee and the herbal drink mate if consumed at normal serving temperatures

CAREFUL, IT'S HOT. A barista pours a cup of coffee at Colson Patisserie on February 22, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Bryan Thomas/Getty Images/AFP

WHO says cancer report not calling for people to give up meat

Oct 30, 2015 - 8:31 AM

Meat producers slam the report with Australia s agriculture minister calling it a farce and the North American Meat Institute NAMI saying IARC tortured the data to ensure a specific outcome

NO NEED TO GIVE UP MEAT. A picture shows traditional 'porchetta' and sausages on a delicatessen stall at the Campo di Fiori food market, in central Rome, on November 4, 2014. File Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say

Oct 27, 2015 - 8:48 AM

Some specialists insist the report is no reason to drop steak from the menu though it is probably wise for big eaters of it to cut back

UN agency: Eating sausages, ham, 'probably' red meat causes cancer

Oct 26, 2015 - 7:12 PM

The findings support recommendations to limit intake of meat says the International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC

CANCER-CAUSING, SAYS W.H.O. A picture shows traditional 'porchetta' and sausages on a delicatessen stall at the Campo di Fiori food market, in central Rome, on November 4, 2014. Andreas Solaro/AFP

'Liver cancer could kill 40 Filipinos a day by 2030'

Feb 04, 2014 - 8:13 PM

One of the deadliest cancers in the world is actually preventable

Cancer cases set to rise by half by 2030 – UN

Feb 04, 2014 - 9:57 AM

World Health Organization WHO Director General Margaret Chan says the overall impact from cancer would unquestionably hit developing countries the hardest

CANCER UP CLOSE. A scanned image of a breast carcinoma tissue stained to test for the presence of abnormal copies of the HER2 gene, viewed at 40x magnification. Quintiles Transnational handout/EPA/14 Sept 2009

Outdoor air pollution a leading cause of cancer – WHO

Oct 17, 2013 - 7:17 PM

A panel of top experts had found sufficient evidence that exposure to outdoor air pollution caused lung cancer and raised the risk of bladder cancer

POLLUTED AIR. A man cycles past cooling towers in Beijing, China, 05 August 2013. EPA/Diego Azubel