Archives For: 2015


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IARC evaluates the carcinogenicity of five organophosphate pesticides

Glyphosate, commonly known as Roundup, has been classified as Group 2A – probably carcinogenic to humans.

2015 Applied Research in Cancer Control Conference

The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) will hold their 4th annual conference May 24-25, 2015 at the Hotel Bonaventure in Montreal, Quebec. The aim of the ARCC conference is to connect researchers and decision-makers, using health economics, services, policy and ethics research to improve cancer control and the delivery of cancer …

Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series – March 26 2015

The Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) seminar series is supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Public Health Ontario, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease. The seminars are open to everyone, and can be attended in person or by webinar.  Seminars are held at Public Health Ontario (480 University …

Canadian Cancer Society profiles mining research at OCRC

Dr. Victoria Arrandale is leading a project on exposure to carcinogens in the mining industry. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Cancer Society.

World Cancer Day 2015: Agencies call for more attention for work-related cancer

Article: Identification of knowledge gaps regarding healthcare workers’ exposure to antineoplastic drugs

Dr. Chun-Yip Hon has published a review of the literature in North America versus Europe, in the journal Safety and Health at Work.

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