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New IARC Website Tracks UV Radiation Cancers

New IARC Website Tracks UV Radiation Cancers

The Cancers Attributable to UV Radiation website provides the population attributable fractions associated with UV radiation exposure and will help national decision makers as they set priorities for cancer prevention.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently launched its new database on cancers attributable to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Part of the Global Cancer Observatory, the website aims to provide estimates of the preventable melanoma burden using a standardized analytical approach for all countries.

The Cancers Attributable to UV Radiation website provides the population attributable fractions associated with UV radiation exposure and will help national decision makers as they set priorities for cancer prevention.

Shane Lishman
Shane Lishman is a member of the Technical Committee with the International Association of Commissioning Engineers and holds the title of MIACE; he is also a Chartered in the United Kingdom with the International Organisation of Safety And Health, CMIOSH. He holds a Post Graduate Qualification from Nottingham University. Areas in which he has work or consulted include: Oil and Gas; Construction; HSE Commissioning; Forestry; rail; hospitality industry; Chemical industry including printing; to name a few. Shane has worked in the Middle East, countries in Africa and South Africa, specialising in mega contracts. His last 4 contracts have ranged from US$400m to US$1.7bn, and a future contract of US$9.8bn. Shane has not forgotten his roots and still practices when he can in South Africa and contributes to the profession as a whole.
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