Archives For: 2014


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IARC Monographs Volume 110: evaluation of five chemicals

The International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) Monograph Progam evaluates substances, agents, and exposure circumstances on their carcinogenicity to humans. IARC recently released a summary of their evaluation of five chemicals: perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), tetrafluoroethylene (TFE), dichloromethane (DCM), 1,2-dichloropropane (1,2-DCP), and 1,3-propane sultone (1,3-PS). The evaluation took place in June, 2014 in Lyon, France, and …

Strengthening occupational carcinogen surveillance in Latin America and the Caribbean

This project aims to enhance estimates of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Health-related interventions among night shift workers: a critical review of the literature

Neil SE, Pahwa M, Demers PA, Gotay CC. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 2014.

Antineoplastic Drug Contamination on the Hands of Employees Working Throughout the Hospital Medication System

Hon C-Y, Teschke K, Demers PA, Venners S. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 2014.

Occupational exposure to crystalline silica and the risk of lung cancer in Canadian men

Kachuri L, Villeneuve PJ, Parent ME, Johnson KC, Harris SA. International Journal of Cancer 2014;135(1):138-148.

A comparison of exposure assessment approaches: lung cancer and occupational asbestos exposure in a population-based case-control study

Hardt JS, Vermeulen R, Peter S, Kromhout H, McLaughlin JR, Demers PA. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2014;71(1):282-288.

Recent trends in published occupational cancer epidemiology research: results from a comprehensive review of the literature

Raj P, Hohenadel K, Demers PA, Zahm SH, Blair A. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2014;57(3):259-264.

Exposures to multiple pesticides and the risk of Hodgkin lymphoma in Canadian men

Navaranjan G, Hohenadel K, Blair A, Demers PA, Spinelli JJ, Pahwa P, McLaughlin JR, Dosman JA, Ritter L, Harris SA. Cancer Causes & Control 2013;24(9):1661-1673.

Antineoplastic drug contamination of surfaces throughout the hospital medication system in Canadian hospitals

Hon C-Y, Venners S, Demers PA, Teschke K. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2013;10(7):374-383.

Trends in compensation for deaths from occupational cancer in Canada: a descriptive study

Del Bianco A, Demers PA. Canadian Medical Association Journal Open 2013;1(3):e1-e6.

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