Archives For: 2011

Shift work in Canadian industries – a probable cancer risk factor

OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact on shift work in Canadian industries.

OCRC Research Day 2011

“OCRC Research Day: Assessing the Human and Economic Burden of Occupational Cancer” took place on March 23, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario. The Research Day brought together researchers, workplace stakeholders, students and those with an interest in occupational cancer. Featured presenters talked about efforts to assess the burden of workplace cancer in Alberta, the United States, …

A new call to action on environmental and occupational cancer prevention

The World Health Organization (WHO) hosted the “International Conference on Environmental and Occupational Determinants of Cancer: Interventions for Primary Prevention”, held in March 2011 in Asturias, Spain. Scientists at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) worked closely together with colleagues at WHO to develop the scientific programme for this conference and draft the …