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CUNY Professor as Part of the IARC Working Group Identifies the Carcinogenicity of Industrial Chemicals

Dr. Franklin Mirer, professor at the CUNY School of Public Health and a member of the International Agency for Research on Cancer Monograph Working Group, has published a monograph on the carcinogenicity of some industrial chemicals.  The summary was published in Lancet Oncology.

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[Photo: Dr. Franklin Mirer]

The working group identified four agents as probably carcinogenic to humans, Group 2A, and 3 agents as possibly carcinogenic to humans, Group 2B.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26928709