Mesothelioma


Occupational Cancer and Asbestosis among Asbestos-Exposed Workers in Ontario

In progress. This project is to examine lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease risk among registrants in the Ontario Asbestos Workers Register (AWR).

Asbestos exposure in schools

Completed. The goal of the study was to assess custodial workers’ awareness of asbestos through an online survey.

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.

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.