The IARC Monograph on Smoking and Involuntary Smoking (Monograph 83)

List of Participants of the IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans: Tobacco Smoke and Involuntary Smoking. Lyon, 11-18 June 2002.

Jonathan M. Samet, Chairman

Michael Alavanja, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 8000, Rockville MD 20892, USA - ETS & lung cancer study author

John A. Baron, Biostatistics/Epidemiology, Evergreen Center, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon NH 03756, USA - anti-smoking study author

Ross C. Brownson, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Salus Center Room 469, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St. Louis MO 63104, USA - ETS & lung cancer study author

Patricia A. Buffler, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 140 Earl Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-7360, USA - ETS & lung cancer study author

David M. DeMarini, Environmental Carcinogenesis Division (MD-68), US Environmental Protection Agency, 86 Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA

Mirjana V. Djordjevic, Tobacco Control Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, EPN 4044, MSC 7337, Bethesda MD 20852-7337, USA - formerly associated with the American Health Foundation

Richard Doll, Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Harkness Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, United Kingdom - ancient anti-smoking warhorse

Elizabeth T.H. Fontham, Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1600 Canal Street, 8th Floor, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA - ETS & lung cancer study author

Yu-Tang Gao, Department of Epidemiology, Shanghai Cancer Institute, 2200/25 Xie Tu Road, Shanghai 200032, People's Republic of China - - ETS & lung cancer study author

Nigel Gray, 112 Robinson Road, Hawthorne, Victoria 3122, Australia - Anti-smoking activist

Prakash C. Gupta, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai 400 005, India - anti-smoking study author

Allan Hackshaw, Epidemiology & Medical Statistics, Wolfson Institute of Environmental & Preventive Medicine, Barts & The Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary College, University of London, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, United Kingdom - anti-smoking study author

Stephen S. Hecht, University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Mayo Mail Code 806, 420 Delaware St, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA - formerly of the American Health Foundation

Kirsti Husgafvel-Pursiainen, Department of Industrial Hygiene & Toxicology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, 02500 Helsinki, Finland - anti-smoking study author

Elena Matos, Research Department, Oncology Institute, Angel H. Roffo Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Avenida San Martin 5481, 1417 Buenos Aires, Argentina - anti-smoking study author

Richard Peto, Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Harkness Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, United Kingdom - ancient anti-smoking warhorse

David H. Phillips, Section of Molecular Carcinogenesis, Institute of Cancer Research, The Haddow Laboratories, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom - anti-smoking study author

Jonathan M. Samet, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street/Suite W6041, Baltimore, MD 21205-2179, USA (Chairman) - ANTI-SMOKING RINGLEADER

Gary Stoner, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Ohio State University, 1148 CHRI, 300 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210-1240 - anti-smoking study author

Michael J. Thun, Epidemiology & Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-4251, USA

Jean Trédaniel, Unit of Thoracic Carcinogenesis, Saint-Louis Hospital, 1 avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75475 Paris cedex 10, France - anti-smoking study author

Paolo Vineis, Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Biomedical Science & Human Oncology, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126 Torino, Italy - anti-smoking study author

H. Erich Wichmann, GSF-Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstädter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany - anti-smoking study author

Anna H. Wu, Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, MC9175, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA - - ETS & lung cancer study author

David Zaridze, Institute of Carcinogenesis, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Centre, Academy of Medical Sciences, 24 Kashirskoye Shosse, 115478 Moscow, Russia - anti-smoking and ETS study author

(Unable to attend: Freddy Sitas, National Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, 4th Floor, James Murray Building, South African Institute for Medical Research, de Korte Street, Corner Hospital Street, Braamfontein, PO Box 1038, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa)

Representatives/Observers

Observer: Hiroshi Nakajima, BP 10, 86300 Chauvigny, France

Observer, representing the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: Patricia Richter, Office on Smoking & Health (K-50), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N.E., Atlanta, GA 30341, USA

Representative of WHO Tobacco Free Initiative: Michael Eriksen, Tobacco Free Initiative, Noncommunicable Diseases & Mental Health, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

IARC Secretariat

Robert Baan, Unit of Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation
Paolo Boffetta, Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology
Paul Brennan, Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology
Silvia Franceschi, Unit of Field and Intervention Studies
Marlin Friesen, Unit of Nutrition and Cancer
Yann Grosse, Unit of Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation
Pierre Hainaut, Unit of Molecular Carcinogenesis
Rayjean J. Hung, Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology
Susan Kaplan, Berne, Switzerland (Editor)
Sarah Lewis, Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology
Andrea 't Mannetje, Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology
Nikolai Napalkov - present address: Director Emeritus, Petrov Institute of Oncology, Pesochny-2, 197758 St. Petersburg,         Russia
Hiroko Ohgaki, Unit of Molecular Pathology
Hiroshi Ohshima, Unit of Endogenous Cancer Risk Factors
Christiane Partensky, Unit of Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation,
Jerry Rice, Unit of Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation (Head of Program, Co-Responsible Officer)
Annie Sasco, Unit of Epidemiology for Cancer Prevention
Jennifer Smith, Unit of Field and Intervention Studies
Leslie Stayner, Unit of Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation (Visiting Scientist, now at NIOSH, Robert Taft                          Laboratories, Risk Evaluation Branch, REB C15, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45157)
Kurt Straif, Unit of Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation (Co-Responsible Officer)
Eero Suonio, Unit of Carcinogen Identification and Evaluation
Jerry E. Tyczynsky, Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology
Harri Vainio, Unit of Chemoprevention

Post-meeting scientific assistance: Vincent James Cogliano, Catherine Cohet, Fatiha El Ghissassi, Heidi Mattock, Béatrice Secretan.

Technical Assistance: Sandrine Egraz, Brigitte Kajo, Martine Lézère, Jane Mitchell, Elspeth Perez, Annick Rivoire

Tobacco smoke and involuntary smoking (IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans). IARC Monograph 83. Lyon: International Agency for Research on Cancer; 2004.

Monograph 83 / IARC

A summary of their fraudulent claims was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute: Tobacco and Cancer: Recent Epidemiological Evidence. P Vineis, M Alavanja, P Buffler, E Fontham, S Franceschi, YT Gao, PC Gupta, A Hackshaw, E Matos, J Samet, F Sitas, J Smith, L Stayner, K Straif, MJ Thun, HE Wichmann, AH Wu, D Zaridze, R Peto, R Doll. J Natl Cancer Inst 2004 Jan 21;96(2):99-106.

Vineis et al. / JNCI 2004 full article

The specific frauds of Monograph 83

Epstein-Barr Virus Causes Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Hepatitis Viruses are the Real Cause of "Smoking Related" Liver Cancer
The EPA's ETS Lies (which ignored the role of HPV as the cause of over ten times as many lung cancers as their pretended "ETS deaths")

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