Reports and Publications

Recent trends in the industrial use and emission of known and suspected carcinogens in Ontario, Canada

Slavik CE, Kalenge S, Demers PA. Recent trends in the industrial use and emission of known and suspected carcinogens in Ontario, Canada. Reviews on Environmental Health 2017 Sept.

Silica exposure in a mining exploration operation

Arrandale VH, Kalenge S, Demers PA. Silica exposure in a mining exploration operation. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2017 Dec.

Prostate cancer in firefighting and police work: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies

A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate potential associations between firefighting and police occupations, and prostate cancer incidence and mortality.

Occupation and risk of prostate cancer in Canadian men: A case-control study across eight Canadian provinces

This study presents associations between occupation, industry and prostate cancer, while accounting for individual level factors.

Historical occupational isocyanate exposure levels in two Canadian provinces

A newly created exposure database was available containing occupational isocyanate measurements spanning 1981-1996 from Ontario and British Columbia (BC)-two of the largest provinces in Canada.

From awareness to action: Sudbury, mining and occupational disease in a time of change

Kramer DM, Holness DL, Haynes E, McMillan K, Berriault C, Kalenge S, Lightfoot N. Work 2017:58(2);149-162.

Report: Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario – Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure

This report focuses on the most common carcinogens found in Ontario workplaces and their contribution to cancer. It was released on October 4, 2017.

The economic burden of lung cancer and mesothelioma due to occupational and para-occupational asbestos exposure

Tompa E, Kalcevich C, McLeod C, Lebeau M, Song C, McLeod K, Kim J, Demers PA. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017.

Pesticide exposures and the risk of multiple myeloma in men: An analysis of the North American Pooled Project

Presutti R, Harris SA, Kachuri L, Spinelli JJ, Pahwa M, Blair A, Zahm SH, Cantor KP, Weisenburger DD, Pahwa P, McLaughlin JR, Dosman JA, Freeman LB. International Journal of Cancer. 2016;139(8):1703-1714.

Natural resource-based industries and prostate cancer risk in Northeastern Ontario: a case-control study

Sritharan J, Demers PA, Harris SA, Cole DC, Kreiger N, Sass-Kortsak A, Lightfoot N. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016.