CAREX Canada

CAREX Canada (CARcinogen EXposure) is a multi-institution team of researchers and specialists with expertise in epidemiology, risk assessment, toxicology, geographic information systems, and knowledge mobilization. The purpose of CAREX Canada is to provide a body of knowledge about Canadians’ exposures to known and suspected carcinogens…

Radon in buildings

Radon is a radioactive gas that is released when uranium breaks down in the ground. CAREX Canada risk estimates for indoor air show that radon is the highest priority exposure in Canadian settings. We offer a number of resources…

Spring e-Bulletin

View our Spring 2019 newsletter, featuring new burden of cancer publications, Sun Safety at Work Canada results, international collaborations, and more…

eWORK is a set of tools developed by our occupational exposures team that allow users to conduct custom queries of the CAREX results database. Two versions of eWORK are available: eWORK Excel and eWORK Online.

CAREX Canada’s package summaries are a useful guide for those looking to better understand – and reduce or eliminate – the known or suspected carcinogens that Canadians are exposed to in workplace and community environments.

eRISK is a set of tools developed by our environmental exposures team that allow users to explore various exposure scenarios.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The CAREX Canada team offers two regular newsletters: the biannual e-Bulletin summarizing information on upcoming webinars, new publications, and updates to estimates and tools; and the monthly Carcinogens in the News, a digest of media articles, government reports, and academic literature related to the carcinogens we’ve classified as important for surveillance in Canada. Sign up for one or both of these newsletters below.

CAREX Canada

Faculty of Health Sciences

Simon Fraser University
Harbour Centre Campus
2602 - 515 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC  V6B 5K3
CANADA

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