Risk of lung cancer mortality in nuclear workers from internal exposure to alpha particle-emitting radionuclides
Grellier J, Atkinson W, Bérard P, et al. Epidemiology 2017 Sep;28(5):675-684.
Indoor Air Quality Survey of Nail Salons in Boston
Employees in nail salons, largely Vietnamese immigrant women in Boston, are exposed to a range of volatile organic chemicals from the products used in salons, including solvents, glues and polishes.
Ontario Cancer Statistics 2018 Report
Ontario Cancer Statistics 2018 is the second in a series of comprehensive reports that describe the changing burden of cancer in Ontario. Reporting on over 30 years of data from the Ontario Cancer Registry and other data sources, it focuses on the incidence, mortality, survival and prevalence of 23 of the most common cancers in Ontario. …
Infographic: Proper use of respirators in mines and mining plants
This infographic on respirator use was developed by Workplace Safety North.
Lung cancer statistics 2017
Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada (excluding non-melanoma skin cancers). It is the leading cause of death from cancer for both men and women in Canada. Click here to read more Estimated Canadian Lung Cancer Statistics 2017. Visit Canadian Cancer Society for more cancer information.
IARC Monographs Volume 113: DDT, Lindane, and 2,4-D
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
IARC Monographs Volume 112: Some Organophosphate Insecticides and Herbicides
The International Agency for Research on Cancer, 2017.
Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL)
The MOL develops and enforces labour legislation.
Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)
CCS is a national, community-based organization whose mission is the eradication of cancer.
Cancer Care Ontario
Cancer Care Ontario is the Ontario government’s principal cancer advisor.