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Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, and Non-malignant Respiratory Disease in Sudbury Nickel Refinery and Electrowinning Workers

Project ID: 2020-827 / TRIM 2023 0970 319 000

Principle Investigator: Paul Demers

Description: The research team, in partnership with the Institute for Work & Health (IWH), wishes to investigate previously unexamined risks to nickel refining and electrowinning workers by extending previous cohort follow-up of cancer incidence through 2019 (or the latest year available), and adding cardiovascular diseases and non-malignant respiratory disease incidence to available outcomes for 1991-2019.

PIA Approved: April 13, 2022