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


Occupational Exposures and Lung Cancer Risk – An Analysis of the CARTaGENE Study

Authors: Saeedeh Moayedi-Nia, Romain Pasquet, Jack Siemiatycki, Anita Koushik, Vikki Ho

This study aimed to understand the relationship between common occupational agents (e.g., ashes, cooking fumes) and lung cancer risk. Researchers found that increased lung cancer risk was linked to many of these agents, but lower lung cancer risk was found among those exposed to carbon monoxide and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from petroleum.

Read Publication