International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations


VOL.: 10 (1976) (p. 43)

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Adriamycin was tested only in rats by single intravenous injection. No evaluation of the carcinogenicity of this compound is possible on the basis of this limited study.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group.

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987)

Last updated: 22 March 1998

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Adriamycin  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Supplement7, 1987)