Publications

Environmental immune disruptors, inflammation and cancer risk

Thompson PA, Khatami M, Baglole C, Sun J, Harris S, Moon E-Y, Al-Mulla F, Al-Temaimi R, Brown D, Colacci A, Mondello C, Raju J, Ryan E, Woodrick J, Scovassi I, Singh N, Vaccari M, Roy R, Forte S, Memeo L, Salem HK, Amedei A, Hamid RA, Lowe L, Guarnieri T, Bisson WH. Environmental immune disruptors, inflammation...

Assessing the carcinogenic potential of low dose exposures to chemical mixtures in the environment: the challenge ahead

Goodson III WH et al. Carcinogenesis 2015;36(Suppl 1):S254-S296.

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.

Article: Pharmacological interventions for sleepiness and sleep disturbances caused by shift work

A systematic review of interventions to reduce the effects of shift work on sleepiness and sleep disturbances was recently published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The article reviews the effects of pharmacological interventions such as melatonin and caffeine. Abstract Background:...

Article: Increased risk of breast cancer associated with long-term shift work in Canada

Dr. Kristan Aronson and coworkers recently published a study on long-term night work and risk of breast cancer in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The case-control study found an increased risk of breast cancer in those who worked night shifts for at least 30 years. No association...

AGRICOH: A consortium of agricultural cohorts

Leon ME, Beane Freeman L, Douwes J, Hoppin J, Kromhout H, Lebailly P, Nordby KC, Schenker M, Schüz J, Waring S, Alavanja M, Annesi-Maessano A, Baldi I, Dalvie A, Ferro G, Fervers B, Langseth H, London L, Lynch C, McLaughlin J, Merchant J, Pahwa P, Sigsgaard T, Stayner L, Wesseling C, Yoo K, Zahm S...

Soft-tissue sarcoma and pesticides exposure in men: Results of a Canadian case-control study

Pahwa P, Karunanayake CP, Dosman JA, Spinelli JJ, McLaughlin JR, Cross-Canada Group. Soft-tissue sarcoma and pesticides exposure in men: Results of a Canadian case-control study. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011;53(11):1279-1286.   OBJECTIVES: The objective was to investigate...

Occupational exposure to silica and lung cancer: pooled analysis of two case-control studies in Montreal, Canada

Vida, S., Pintos, J., Parent, M.-E., Lavoue, J., Siemiatycki, J. Occupational exposure to silica and lung cancer: pooled analysis of two case-control studies in Montreal, Canada. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 2010; 19(6):1602-1611. BACKGROUND: Respirable crystalline silica is a...

Exposures in painting-related occupations and risk of lung cancer among men: results from two case-control studies in Montreal

Ramanakumar, A.V., Parent, M.-E., Richardson, L., Siemiatycki, J. Exposures in painting-related occupations and risk of lung cancer among men: results from two case-control studies in Montreal. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2011; 68(1):44-51. BACKGROUND: Evidence that painters may be...

Lung cancer risk associated with occupational exposure to nickel, chromium VI, and cadmium in two population-based case-control studies in Montreal

Beveridge, R., Pintos, J., Parent, M.-E., Asselin, J., Siemiatycki, J. Lung cancer risk associated with occupational exposure to nickel, chromium VI, and cadmium in two population-based case-control studies in Montreal. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 2010; 53:476-485. BACKGROUND: Nickel...