Approved Projects

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Projects

Association between eczema and cardiovascular and cerebrovascular morbidity

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition that has been associated with risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Very few studies have actually looked at whether eczema predisposes people to develop heart attacks or strokes. We plan to use data from the Canadian ...

2016-12-15 2017-03-31 - Department of Dermatology Brown University Providence, RI United States - Dr. Aaron Drucker

Investigating the roles of radon exposure, air pollution, and diet on lung cancer risk in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP)

Lung cancer is the most common cancer among Canadians, accounting for 14% of all new cases and 26% of all deaths. The lung cancer five-year survival rate is among the lowest of the leading cancer sites; it is 18% overall and only 4% when the disease has already spread to distant sites. Lung ...

2018-11-09 2019-11-11 - University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health - Dr. Victoria Kirsh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology