Archives For: 2013
Leon ME, Beane Freeman L, Douwes J, et al. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2011;8(5):1341-1357.
Pahwa P, Karunanayake CP, Dosman JA, Spinelli JJ, McLaughlin JR, Cross-Canada Group. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011;53(11):1279-1286.
Wong I, Demers PA, McLeod C. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 2011;37(1):54-61.
Boffetta P, et al. Cancer Causes and Control 2011;22(3):463-468.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer, 2013.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) holds the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28 to promote the prevention of workplace accidents, injuries, and disease. The theme for 2013 is “The Prevention of Occupational Diseases.” To read more about the ILO World Day for Safety and Health at Work, click here. In …
In February 2012 the Occupational Cancer Research Centre hosted a workshop on the classification of carcinogens. The workshop described how the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) evaluates an agent’s carcinogenicity to humans, using shiftwork as an example. Below is a seven part video module based on the information discussed in the workshop. The …
In the past few weeks there has been some good news related to the Cross-Canada Study of Pesticides and Health: The manuscript entitled, “Multiple pesticide exposures and the risk of multiple myeloma in Canadian men” has been accepted by the International Journal of Cancer. Linda Kachuri led this analysis at the Occupational Cancer Research Centre …
From the OCRC and the Institute for Work & Health’s shiftwork interventions symposium, 2012.
Cancer Risk Factors in Ontario: Evidence Summary is a report that reviews the epidemiologic evidence linking a broad range of risk factors to various types of cancer in Ontario.