Archives For: 2011

Work-time sun behaviours among Canadian outdoor workers: results from the 2006 National Sun Survey

Marrett, L.D., Pichora, E.C., Costa, M.L. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2010; 101(4):I19-22.

Occupational Cancer and the Research Program of the OCRC and CAREX Canada

Presented by Dr. Paul Demers on October 18, 2011.

Occupational exposure to asbestos and ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis

Constanza Camargo M, Stayner LT, Straif K, Reina M, Al-Alem U, Demers PA, Landrigan PJ. Environmental Health Perspectives 2011; 119(9):1211-1217.

Sinonasal cancers in Ontario reflect smoking and occupational exposures

The OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact on sinonasal cancer rates and risk factors.

Priority issues in occupational cancer research: Ontario stakeholder perspectives

Hohenadel K, Pichora E, Marrett L, Bukvic D, Brown J, Harris SA, Demers PA, Blair A. Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada, 2011; 31(4):147-151

Incorporating Occupational Information in Electronic Health Records: Letter Report

Institute of Medicine. 2011. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

OCRC researcher profiled by the Canadian Cancer Society

Dr. Shelley Harris was recently funded by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) to investigate the relationship between the risk of breast cancer in young women and occupational and environmental exposure to flame retardant chemicals. Dr. Harris’s research was profiled by CCS in October for breast cancer awareness month. To read more about the Canadian Cancer …

2012 Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting

The Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) aims to facilitate knowledge sharing between epidemiologists. The next annual meeting will be held on June 27-30, 2012, in Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit the SER website.

2011 Dalla Lana School of Public Health Student-Led Conference

The 4th annual Dalla Lana School of Public Health student-led conference is entitled “Public Health 2.0: Exploring Innovative and Participatory Technologies.” It will be held September 23, 2011 at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, and is free of charge. For more information on the conference, visit the website.

Partners in Prevention Forum North 2011 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Partners in Prevention Forum North 2011 Health and Safety Conference and Trade Show will be held November 1-2, 2011, in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and is the largest health and safety event in Northwestern Ontario. For more information on the conference, visit the Forum North website.