These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


A methodologic framework to evaluate the number of cancers attributable to lifestyle and environment in Alberta

Authors: Anne Grundy, Christine M. Friedenreich, Abbey E. Poirier, Farah Khandwala, Darren R. Brenner

The team wanted to devise a way estimate the number of incident cancers that could be attributed to factors that can be varied or modified in someone`s life. They looked at 24 cancer risk factors and used estimates to quantify an exposure. By having this data, they can figure out ways to modify lifestyle and lower risk of cancer incidence.

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