Radon and your home

Tweet Radon is an invisible, colourless and odourless gas that is found naturally in the earth’s crust. It’s diluted by the outdoor air, so we are only exposed to very small amounts of it when we spend time outside. But during the cold winter months when we tend to stay indoors, radon seeping in from…

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How to submit a ComPARe study blog post

Have you used the ComPARe study results in your work? Are you interested in submitting a guest post to the ComPARe study blog? We’re interested in hearing from you!  Potential areas of work include research, advocacy, programs, information, policy and patient education. Connect with the ComPARe study team to discuss your topic or see our blog submission guidelines for more information.  

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Get to know the ComPARe study!

The first of its kind in Canada, the Canadian Population Attributable Risk of Cancer (ComPARe) study provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date estimates of the preventable burden of cancer in Canada. Released on May 8, the study, led by Drs Christine Friedenreich and Darren Brenner of Alberta Health Services, provides estimates of the number and percentage…

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About the ComPARe study

The Canadian Population Attributable Risk of Cancer (ComPARe) study estimates the number and percentage of cancer cases in Canada caused by modifiable lifestyle, environmental and infectious agent risk factors. The ComPARe study also estimates how changes to these risk factors through prevention could affect the number of cancer cases in the future.