Reports and Publications

Report: Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario - Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure

This report focuses on the most common carcinogens found in Ontario workplaces and their contribution to cancer. It was released on October 4, 2017.

The economic burden of lung cancer and mesothelioma due to occupational and para-occupational asbestos exposure

Tompa E, Kalcevich C, McLeod C, Lebeau M, Song C, McLeod K, Kim J, Demers PA. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017.

Pesticide exposures and the risk of multiple myeloma in men: An analysis of the North American Pooled Project

Presutti R, Harris SA, Kachuri L, Spinelli JJ, Pahwa M, Blair A, Zahm SH, Cantor KP, Weisenburger DD, Pahwa P, McLaughlin JR, Dosman JA, Freeman LB. International Journal of Cancer. 2016;139(8):1703-1714.

Natural resource-based industries and prostate cancer risk in Northeastern Ontario: a case-control study

Sritharan J, Demers PA, Harris SA, Cole DC, Kreiger N, Sass-Kortsak A, Lightfoot N. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016.

Lung Cancer among Coal Miners, Ore Miners and Quarrymen – Smoking-Adjusted Risk Estimates from the Synergy Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies

Taeget D et al. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 2015;41(5):467-77.

Identifying potential exposure reduction priorities using regional rankings based on emissions of known and suspected carcinogens to outdoor air in Canada

Setton E, Veerman Basil, Erickson A, Deschenes S, Cheasley R, Poplawski K, Demers P, Keller C. Environmental Health 2015 Aug;14:69.

Differences in the carcinogenic evaluation of glyphosate between the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Portier CJ et al. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2016.

IARC Monographs: 40 Years of Evaluating Carcinogenic Hazards to Humans

Pearce NE et al. Environmental Health Perspectives 2015;123(6):507-14.

Physical activity, physical fitness, and body composition of Canadian shift workers: data from the Canadian health measures survey cycles 1 and 2

Neil-Sztramko SE, Gotay CC, Demers PA, and Campbell KL. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine 2016; 58(1):94-100.

Bladder cancer and occupational exposure to diesel and gasoline engine emissions among Canadian men

Latifovic L, Villeneuve PJ, Parent M-É, Johnson KC, Kachuri L, the Canadian Cancer Registries Epidemiology Group, Harris SA. Cancer Medicine. 2015 Dec;4(12):1948-62.