International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 6 (1974) (p. 167)
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
(N.B.: This section should be read in conjunction with the section
'General Conclusions on Hormones'.)
5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data
No data were available to the Working Group.
5.2 Human carcinogenicity data
No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the
Working Group. Epidemiological studies on steroid hormones used in
oestrogen-progestin oral contraceptive preparations have been
summarized in the section, "Oestrogens and Progestins in Relation to
Human Cancer", in this volume.
Subsequent evaluations: Vol. 21 (1979);
Suppl. 7 (1987)
Last updated: 18 March 1998