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Manuscript published in Cancer Causes & Control

For her student project at the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, Garthika Navaranjan led an analysis of exposure to multiple pesticides and the risk of Hodgkin lymphoma in Canadian men — which was published in the September 2013 issue of Cancer Causes & Control. Overall, the study found associations between Hodgkin lymphoma and fungicides, insecticides (specifically acetylcholinesterase …

Manuscript, abstracts, and grant accepted…

In the past few weeks there has been some good news related to the Cross-Canada Study of Pesticides and Health: The manuscript entitled, “Multiple pesticide exposures and the risk of multiple myeloma in Canadian men” has been accepted by the International Journal of Cancer. Linda Kachuri led this analysis at the Occupational Cancer Research Centre …

Data pooling at the NCI

A data transfer agreement between the OCRC and the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) has been signed. Data from the Cross-Canada Study of Pesticides and Health has been transferred to the NCI and the harmonization process has begun. The pooling is anticipated to be complete this fall, with the intent for analyses to begin in …

Manuscript published in Issue 11 (1 Dec 2012) of the International Journal of Cancer

The article, “Pesticide use, immunologic conditions, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Canadian men in six provinces” has been published online in Issue 11 (Dec 1 2012) of the International Journal of Cancer. The PDF is available here and it can also be accessed through the Wiley website: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ijc.27522/abstract. Thanks all, and congratulations on this …

Presentation at the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) World Cancer Conference, August 27-30, Montreal

The UICC World Cancer Congress is one of the largest international gatherings for cancer experts. The theme for the for the 2012 congress is “Connecting for Global Impact”, highlighting the need for continued support in translating the benefits of knowledge gained through research and practice to those living with and affected by cancer. Linda Kachuri’s abstract …

Symposium and pooled project meeting at the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) Conference, June 1-2, Vancouver

Several researchers will be presenting their work related to agricultural exposures and cancer at the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) Conference  in Vancouver on June 1-2, 2012. In a 90-minute symposium, Garthika Navaranjan, Nicole Garzia, and Manisha Pahwa will share their studies of pesticide exposure and lymphoma in the Cross-Canada Study of Pesticides and Health. Anne-Marie Nicol, …

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