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The Toronto lung cancer case-control study and SYNERGY project

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.

Wood dust and sinonasal cancer in Canada

This study investigates occupational exposure to wood dust and the rate of sinonasal cancers in Ontario and across Canada.

Shiftwork in Canadian industries: A probable cancer risk factor

Our goal is to raise awareness of shiftwork as a probable cancer risk factor, and identify practical interventions that can be used in workplaces to reduce the negative health effects of shiftwork.

Occupational cancer surveillance using the 1991-2006 Canadian census mortality & cancer cohort

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 human and economic burden of occupational cancer in Canada

This study will estimate the number of cancers and cancer deaths occurring in Canada due to occupational exposure to carcinogens, and the economic costs of these cancers.

Cross-Canada study of pesticides and select cancers: New analyses

The goal of this study is to evaluate the effect of exposure to multiple pesticides on cancer risk using a Canadian population-based case-control dataset.

Ontario uranium miner cohort: Linkage with national mortality and cancer incidence files

This study will update the cancer experience of an Ontario uranium miner cohort by extending follow-up over 20 years for mortality and, for the first time, examining cancer incidence.

Systematic review of occupational cancer prevention efforts

To summarize existing evidence on the effectiveness of occupational cancer prevention efforts, such as substance bans, reductions and substitutions, and the use of personal protective equipment.

Making the link between exposure to asbestos and respiratory cancer in the clinical setting: What are the steps?

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.

Occupational exposure to diesel and gasoline engine emissions and the incidence of colorectal and bladder cancer in Canadian men

This study examined whether workplace exposures to diesel and gasoline emissions increase the risk of developing colorectal and bladder cancer.

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