This study aims to create a research platform to estimate the risk of lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease among Ontario miners.
Status: in progress Purpose: The purpose of this study is to provide an understanding of the nature and the extent of diesel exhaust exposure in Ontario fire halls, and to identify the effectiveness of existing control measures that have been implemented to decrease exposure. Background: Firefighters are at risk of exposure to many different carcinogens …
The primary goal of the study is to determine the potential for asbestos exposure among custodial workers in Ontario schools, and custodial workers’ awareness of asbestos.
This project aims to enhance estimates of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The goal of this project is to examine associations between multiple occupational exposures and smoking within a Toronto-based lung cancer case-control study, and to contribute data to an international pooled case-control study.
The goal of this project is to identify occupations, industries, or exposures that lead to an increased risk of cancer, by using a database containing information from the 1991 long form census linked to the Canadian Cancer Registry data.
The goal of this project is to make the link between workers’ exposure to asbestos and their respiratory cancer by asking patients about their work history.