New Publication: Psychosocial factors and cancer incidence (PSY-CA): Protocol for individual participant data meta-analyses

We are pleased to share that the protocol for the PSY-CA consortium on psychosocial factors and cancer incidence has been published. Led from the Netherlands by Dr. Lonneke van Tuijl and Dr. Joost Dekker, this study includes 18 cohorts including Atlantic PATH, the Ontario Health Study and CARTaGENE from CanPath. https://bit.ly/38B8oQc

New Pulication: Post-Treatment Adverse Health Correlates among Prostate Cancer Survivors in a Sample of Men Residing in Atlantic Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Gabriela Ilie, Dr. Rob Rutledge and Dr. Ellen Sweeney on their publication in Current Oncology! This is the third article in a series of research on prostate cancer survivors in Atlantic PATH funded by Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute. It examines the post-treatment adverse health correlates among prostate cancer survivors in Atlantic Read more about New Pulication: Post-Treatment Adverse Health Correlates among Prostate Cancer Survivors in a Sample of Men Residing in Atlantic Canada[…]

New Publication: Environmental Correlates of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Self-Rated Health in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Stevens, Dr. Pantelis Andreou and Dr. Daniel Rainham on their publication on environmental correlates of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and self-rated health in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. https://bit.ly/2Vi6FvO

New Publication: Age and Sex-Specific Associations in Health Risk Factors for Chronic Disease

We’re happy to share a new article from Dr. Vanessa DeClercq & Dr. Ellen Sweeney on the age- & sex-specific associations in health risk factors for chronic disease in the Atlantic PATH cohort. They found that there are evident differences in health risk factors for males and for females, as well as across age groups, Read more about New Publication: Age and Sex-Specific Associations in Health Risk Factors for Chronic Disease[…]

Shift Work and Mental Health: Findings from a new Atlantic PATH study

We are pleased to announce the latest in our research on Atlantic PATH shift workers! Sweeney et al. (2021) evaluated the relationship between mental health and shift work in a matched study with 12,413 participants, including 4155 shift workers and 8258 non-shift workers. Shift workers were more likely to have increased rates of depression and Read more about Shift Work and Mental Health: Findings from a new Atlantic PATH study[…]

Early results from CanPath’s national study confirm antibody levels are stronger after receiving two doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Initial preliminary results from the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (CanPath) COVID-19 Antibody Study, based on close to 6,000 dried blood spot samples collected between February 8 and May 17, 2021, show a high degree of variability in the level of antibodies produced by a single dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. These findings highlight the importance of Read more about Early results from CanPath’s national study confirm antibody levels are stronger after receiving two doses of COVID-19 vaccine[…]

New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Exploration Grant

Atlantic PATH is thrilled to be involved in the newly funded project led by Dr. Juliet Daniel at McMaster University. The New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Exploration grants target high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. This work will focus on disparities in cancer incidence and outcomes in a Black Nova Scotian community (Shelburne, Nova Scotia). Read more about New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Exploration Grant[…]

CanPath Student Dataset

CanPath has developed a Student Dataset that provides students the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with CanPath data. The CanPath Student Dataset is a synthetic dataset that was manipulated to mimic CanPath’s nationally harmonized data but does not include or reveal actual data of any CanPath participants. The CanPath Student Dataset is available Read more about CanPath Student Dataset[…]

Dr. Robin Urquhart named the new Scientific Director of Atlantic PATH

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Robin Urquhart has been named the new Scientific Director of Atlantic PATH.  Dr. Urquhart is an Associate Professor, the Canadian Cancer Society Endowed Chair in Population Cancer Research in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, and a Senior Scientist with the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and Read more about Dr. Robin Urquhart named the new Scientific Director of Atlantic PATH[…]