Archives For: 2011


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Exposure to multiple pesticides and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in men from six Canadian provinces

Hohenadel K, Harris SA, McLaughlin JR, Spinelli JJ, Pahwa P, Dosman JA, Demers PA, Blair A. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2011; 8(6):2320-2330.

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“12th Report on Carcinogens” – National Toxicology Program

The Twelfth Edition of the Report on Carcinogens (2011), published by the National Toxicology Program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a science-based public health document that identifies and discusses agents, substances, mixtures, or exposure circumstances that may pose a hazard to human health by virtue of their carcinogenicity. This edition …

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The human and economic burden of occupational cancer in Canada

This study will estimate the number of cancers and cancer deaths occurring in Canada due to occupational exposure to carcinogens, and the economic costs of these cancers.

Free e-course helps healthcare providers recognize and prevent occupational cancer

People from all over the world encounter carcinogens in their workplace or environment, and sometimes this exposure will cause cancer. To help teach primary health care providers how to recognize and respond to these cancers, an e-course was developed by the National Committee on Environment and Occupational Exposures and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health …

Occupational cancer in developed countries

Blair A, Marrett L, Beane Freeman L. Environmental Health 2011; 10(Suppl 1):S9.

Shift work in Canadian industries – a probable cancer risk factor

OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact on shift work in Canadian industries.

OCRC Research Day 2011

“OCRC Research Day: Assessing the Human and Economic Burden of Occupational Cancer” took place on March 23, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario. The Research Day brought together researchers, workplace stakeholders, students and those with an interest in occupational cancer. Featured presenters talked about efforts to assess the burden of workplace cancer in Alberta, the United States, …

A new call to action on environmental and occupational cancer prevention

The World Health Organization (WHO) hosted the “International Conference on Environmental and Occupational Determinants of Cancer: Interventions for Primary Prevention”, held in March 2011 in Asturias, Spain. Scientists at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) worked closely together with colleagues at WHO to develop the scientific programme for this conference and draft the …

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