OCRC receives funding from the Canadian Cancer Society to study the burden of occupational cancer

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The Occupational Cancer Research Centre will lead a Canada-wide study investigating the human and economic impact of workplace exposure to carcinogens. Funded by the Canadian Cancer Society, the study will focus on 44 known or suspected carcinogens, and their links to many different types of cancer.

To read more about the study and its potential impact on the health of workers and prevention of cancer, see the links below.

 

New study to put a dollar figure to the cost of cancer
Sarnia-Lambton Independent, April 5, 2013

New, first-of-its-kind Canadian study to chronicle the impact of occupational cancers
The Pump Handle, January 14, 2013

Is your job making you sick? Canadian Cancer Society study examines the human and economic toll of 44 cancer-causing factors in the workplace, from asbestos to diesel fumes
Canada NewsWire, November 14, 2012

Major study to examine workplace cancer causes
Global News, November 14, 2012

Study aims to uncover impact of workplaces on causing cancer
CTV News, November 14, 2012

Workplace cancer risks
CBC News, November 14, 2012