International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization. Documents from the International Agency for Research on Cancer are referenced within Texas Government Code applicable to Firefighters and EMTs for work-related cancer.  Monograph 98 of the IARC references and classifies firefighting and shiftwork as carcinogenic. 

 

Firefighting document (https://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/vol98/mono98-7.pdf)

Shiftwork document (https://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/vol98/mono98-8.pdf)

The IARC also lists cancers by site in the body (https://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Classification/Table4.pdf) and the carcinogenic agents that contribute to cancers at those sites.

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