List of IARC Group 2A carcinogens

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The agents in this list have been classified in Group 2A (probable carcinogens)[1] by the IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer). The term "agent" encompasses both substances and exposure circumstances that pose a risk. This designation is applied when there is limited evidence of carcinogenicity in humans as well as sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals. In some cases, an agent may be classified in this group when there is inadequate evidence of carcinogenicity in humans along with sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals and strong evidence that the carcinogenesis is mediated by a mechanism that also operates in humans. Exceptionally, an agent may be classified in this group solely on the basis of limited evidence of carcinogenicity in humans.

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  1. ^ "List of Classifications, Volumes 1-115". IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Risk to Humans. IARC. February 22, 2016. Retrieved March 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "IARC Monographs evaluate consumption of red meat and processed meat" (PDF). Retrieved 26 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Loomis, Dana; Guyton, Kathryn Z; Lauby-Sectretan, Béatrice; El Ghissassi, Fatiha; Bouvard, Véronique; Benbrahim-Tallaa, Lamia; Guha, Neela; Mattock, Heidi; Straif, Kurt (2016). "Carcinogenicity of drinking coffee, mate, and very hot beverages". The Lancet Oncology (Online First). Elsevier Ltd. (published June 15, 2016). 17: 877–8. PMID 27318851. doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(16)30239-X. (Registration required (help)). 

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