New Publication

We’re excited to announce a new publication in Frontiers in Public Health (Environmental Health and Exposome). This article uses toenail samples to assess arsenic speciation and metallomics to assess prostate cancer cases in the Atlantic PATH population.  This research was supported with funding from the Canadian Cancer Society/Prostate Cancer Canada, New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, Read more about New Publication[…]

Arsenic Speciation and Metallomics Profiling of Human Toenails as a Biomarker to Assess Prostate Cancer Cases: Atlantic PATH Cohort Study

Authors: Erin Keltie, Kalli Hood, Yunsong Cui, Ellen Sweeney, Gabriela Ilie, Anil Adisesh, Trevor Dummer, Veni Bharti, Jong Sung Kim Journal: Frontiers in Public Health (Environmental Health and Exposome) Abstract: Chronic exposure to inorganic arsenic and trace metals has been linked to prostate cancer, and altered arsenic methylation capacity may have an important role in Read more about Arsenic Speciation and Metallomics Profiling of Human Toenails as a Biomarker to Assess Prostate Cancer Cases: Atlantic PATH Cohort Study[…]

Substituting bouts of sedentary behavior with physical activity: Adopting positive lifestyle choices in people with a history of cancer

Authors: Lee Ingle, Samantha Ruilova, Yunsong Cui, Vanessa DeClercq, Ellen Sweeney, Zhijie Michael Yu, Cynthia C. Forbes Journal: Cancer Causes and Control Abstract Purpose To determine in people with a history of cancer, whether substituting sitting time with other daily activities (i.e., sleeping, walking, moderate and vigorous physical activity) was associated with changes in waist Read more about Substituting bouts of sedentary behavior with physical activity: Adopting positive lifestyle choices in people with a history of cancer[…]

New Publication

We’re pleased to share a new publication that considers substituting sedentary behaviour with physical activity among participants with a history of cancer. Congratulations to Dr. Cindy Forbes and team! Open Access: https://bit.ly/3MQvqEp  

Congratulations to Dr. Robin Urquhart and the CanPath team across the country!

Funded by the Canadian Cancer Society Data Transformation Grant, this work will connect cancer registry and administrative health data with CanPath data creating a unified resource for cancer research in Canada. https://bit.ly/3OojlZ2 Urquhart R, Awadalla P, Bhatti P, Dummer T, Gravel S, Vena J, Alvi R, Broet P, Kendell C, Kirsh V, Lettre G, Skead Read more about Congratulations to Dr. Robin Urquhart and the CanPath team across the country![…]

Congratulations to Drs. Syed Sibte Raza Abidi, Jong Sung Kim, Ellen Sweeney, Gabriela Ilie, and Trevor Dummer on a successful New Frontiers in Research Fund’s Exploration grant.

The highly competitive funding is meant to support high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. The NFRF funding is “especially meaningful because it encourages our scholars to push the boundaries of knowledge. This is how great discoveries are made,” says Alice Aiken, Vice-President, Research and Innovation. “It’s exciting to see our researchers harnessing machine learning, natural language Read more about Congratulations to Drs. Syed Sibte Raza Abidi, Jong Sung Kim, Ellen Sweeney, Gabriela Ilie, and Trevor Dummer on a successful New Frontiers in Research Fund’s Exploration grant.[…]

Lifestyle factors and lung cancer risk among never smokers in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (CanPath)

Journal: Cancer Causes and Control Authors: Rachel A. Murphy,  Maryam Darvishian, Jia Qi, Yixian Chen, Quincy Chu, Jennifer Vena, Trevor J. B. Dummer, Nhu Le, Ellen Sweeney, Vanessa DeClercq, Scott A. Grandy, Melanie R. Keats, Yunsong Cui, Philip Awadalla, Darren R. Brenner & Parveen Bhatti   Abstract Background Although smoking is the primary risk factor for lung cancer, 15–25% of lung cancers occur in never smokers. Emerging evidence suggests lifestyle Read more about Lifestyle factors and lung cancer risk among never smokers in the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (CanPath)[…]

Participant Town Hall

Did you miss CanPath’s Participant Town Hall? It can be viewed on CanPath’s YouTube channel. Learn about how participant data and biosamples are being used in cancer, COVID-19 and chronic disease research. English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbBFTVwKOzE French: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yj7tfI_ay04