Pesticides are used to control pests, such as insects, weeds, and fungi. Several pesticides are classified as definite or probable human carcinogens, and many have also been associated with other health effects.
North American Pooled Project: pesticides, agricultural exposures, and cancer
Cross-Canada study of pesticides and cancer
Highlighting important respiratory diseases identified in Ontario workers through the ODSS
The overall objective of the North American Pooled Project is to assess the effects of exposure to specific pesticides and other agricultural factors in association with different cancer types.