Research Type

The human and economic burden of occupational cancer in Canada

Complete. This study estimated the number of cancers and cancer deaths occurring in Canada due to workplace exposure to carcinogens, and the economic costs of these cancers.

Cross-Canada study of pesticides and select cancers: New analyses

Completed. The goal of this study is to evaluate the effect of exposure to multiple pesticides on cancer risk using a Canadian population-based case-control dataset.

Ontario uranium miner cohort: Linkage with national mortality and cancer incidence files

This study will update the cancer experience of an Ontario uranium miner cohort by extending follow-up over 20 years for mortality and, for the first time, examining cancer incidence.

Systematic review of occupational cancer prevention efforts

To summarize existing evidence on the effectiveness of occupational cancer prevention efforts, such as substance bans, reductions and substitutions, and the use of personal protective equipment.

Women and minorities in occupational cancer research: An update

Completed. To determine trends in occupational cancer research, such as the inclusion and analysis of women and minorities, over the past two decades.

Making the link between exposure to asbestos and respiratory cancer in the clinical setting: What are the steps?

Completed. The goal of this project was to make the link between workers’ exposure to asbestos and their respiratory cancer by asking patients about their work history.

Occupational exposure to diesel and gasoline engine emissions and the incidence of colorectal and bladder cancer in Canadian men

Completed. This study examined whether workplace exposures to diesel and gasoline emissions increase the risk of developing colorectal and bladder cancer.