Dr. Victoria Arrandale is leading a project on exposure to carcinogens in the mining industry. Photo courtesy of the Canadian Cancer Society.
The Globe and Mail has published an article showing that asbestos exposure is the single largest cause of compensated workplace death claims.
Updated regulations will come into effect on July 1, 2015.
The Canadian Environmental Law Association concludes that Canadians need better legal protection from radon gas, a known carcinogen.
IARC recently evaluated the carcinogenicity of fluoro-edenite, silicon carbide fibres and whiskers, and carbon nanotubes.
Read a blog post by Dr. Paul Demers about workplace exposures that can cause lung cancer.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) Monograph Program evaluates the carcinogenicity of various agents to humans. IARC has announced that Meeting 112 and Meeting 113 will both evaluate the carcinogenicity of pesticides. Meeting 112 (March 2015) will evaluate some organophosphate insecticides and herbicides, while Meeting 113 (June 2015) will evaluate some organochlorine insecticides …
Dr. Thomas Tenkate of Ryerson University, and Dr. Desre Kramer of OCRC teamed up to write a blog post on sun safety for Cancer Care Ontario’s internal website.
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 …