Carcinogenicity of household solid fuel combustion and of high-temperature frying.

@article{Straif2006CarcinogenicityOH,
  title={Carcinogenicity of household solid fuel combustion and of high-temperature frying.},
  author={Kurt Straif and Robert A. Baan and Yann Grosse and B{\'e}atrice Secretan and Fatiha El Ghissassi and V. James Cogliano},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={7 12},
  pages={977-8}
}
In October, 2006, 19 scientists from eight countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France, to assess the carcinogenicity of household solid fuel combustion (coal and biomass) and of high-temperature frying. These assessments will be published as volume 95 of the IARC Monographs. About half of the world’s population, mostly in low-resource and mediumresource coun tries, use solid fuels for cooking or heating, often in poorly ventilated spaces. WHO… CONTINUE READING