Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds
Cancer, heart disease, stroke and brain health all impact the quality of life of people living in Canada, and increase also the cost of health care. The CAHHM study has enrolled CPTP cohort participants (along with other participants in CAHHM recruited form other cohorts) and will integrate CPTP ...
Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University
Hamilton Health Sciences
Dr. Sonia Anand, Dr. Matthias Friedrich, Dr. Jack Tu
Quantifying the Cancer Incidence Burden due to Lifestyle and Environment in Canada - The Canadian Population Attributable Risk of Cancer Project (ComPARe)
Despite well-established associations between modifiable lifestyle and environmental risk factors and cancer risk, reductions in these risk exposures have not been achieved to produce declines in cancer incidence in Canada. This lack of change could be due to inadequate awareness among Canadians ...
Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research
CancerControl Alberta (CCA), Alberta Health Services (AHS)
Dr. Darren Brenner, Dr. Christine Friedenreich
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 ...
University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health -
Dr. Victoria Kirsh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology,
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 ...
Department of Dermatology
United States -
Dr. Aaron Drucker
Understanding different approaches of harmonization using individual participant data to investigate the determinants associated with age at menopause
This project aims to explore different approaches of data harmonization (enhancing quality and utility) by examining the determinants of age at menopause among participants of large population-based studies. Age at menopause is related to women's health. In addition, it is considered as a marker ...
Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre
Dr. Isabel Fortier
Provincial Variation in Cancer Screening Uptake Across Canada: A Descriptive Overview
Population screening has been found to decrease the mortality and morbidity of cancer. Currently, cancer screening guidelines for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer have been implemented or are in the process of being implemented across Canada, and close to 50% of Canadian men aged 40 years ...
University of British Columbia,
BC, Canada -
Dr. Trevor Dummer
The genetic basis of hair and eye color in Canadians of European Ancestry
Hair and eye color (pigmentation) variation are primarily determined by our genes, and the environment has barely any impact. Pigmentation is primarily influenced by two types of melanin: eumelanin, which is a brown/black pigment, and pheomelanin, which is a red/yellow pigment. People who have ...
University of Toronto at Mississauga -
Dr Esteban Parra
The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP) is the product of $150+ million dollar investment to create first class infrastructure to support health research internationally. It is Canada's largest population cohort with detailed data and biospecimens on 300,000+ adults. CPTP leaders ...
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Dr. Philip Awadalla, Dr. Jeffrey R. Brook, Dr. Audrey Smargiassi, Dr. Perry Hystad, Dr. Markey Johnson, Dr. Julie Hussin