Archives For: 2018
Completed. This project is to investigate the relationship between occupation, industry, and prostate cancer risk in Canadian workers.
Dr. Paul Demers discussed key results from the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario report as part of the IWH Speaker Series.
A collection of more than 30,000 toenail clippings from Atlantic Canadians is being conducted by the researchers to determine whether there is a correlation between exposure to toxic metals and prostate cancer. The research is led by Anil Adisesh of Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick and Dr. Trevor Dummer of the University of British Columbia. Click …
World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in the fight against cancer. There are 496 activities planned for World Cancer Day 2018 that will be on Sunday, February 4.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) released the IARC Monographs volume 113 on the insecticides dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (lindane) and the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) by online. Click here to read IARC Monographs Volume 113
Canada is proposing to prohibit the use, sale, import, and export of asbestos and asbestos-containing products.
Infographics for diesel particulate matter in underground mining and on-road applications are available.