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The goal of World Cancer Day is to raise awareness, mobilize action, and inspire change to reduce the impact of cancer worldwide. Occupational exposures such as diesel exhaust remain under-recognized causes of cancer and other chronic diseases.
Watch Dr. Paul Demers deliver the Institute for Work & Health’s 2018 Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture.
This article outlines the purpose and approach for creating the Occupational Disease Surveillance System, and provides an overview of select results for different health outcomes generated by this system.
This study examines associations between asthma and hundreds of jobs in Ontario.
The recently established ODSS was used to examine breast cancer risk in women and men by occupation and industry.
This current surveillance system identified several established high-risk groups for lung cancer and could be used for ongoing surveillance of occupational lung cancer in Ontario.