The Occupational Cancer Research Centre recently held a symposium on occupational lung cancer. The symposium focused on recent research on the burden and prevalence of major exposures linked to occupational lung cancer, such as asbestos and diesel exhaust. It explored the emerging advances in lung cancer screening, and the logistical and ethical issues of targeting screening to exposed workers.
The event took place on Monday February 24th, 2014, 8:30am-4:30pm in the Mandarin Ballroom at the DoubleTree by Hilton-Toronto Downtown (previously the Toronto Metropolitan Hotel).
Presentations from the symposium are posted below with speaker permission. Please note that not all presentations could be posted due to sensitive data.
Cheryl Peters – Prevalence of Occupational Lung Carcinogens
Kurt Straif – The IARC Monographs Programme: The Identification of Occupational Carcinogens
Screening for Asbestos-Related Lung Cancer
Ontario Cancer Fact – Understanding IARC’s Ratings