Our Mission

To reduce cancer burden through innovative, epidemiologic research.

Research Projects

Development of a Manitoba Occupational Disease Surveillance System

Dr. Peters

Occupational disease surveillance can help to identify and monitor trends in work-related diseases and risk factors, and consequently, to identify priority populations for primary prevention…

Assessing cancer screening participation and uptake among First Nations people of Alberta

Dr. Kopciuk

Cancer rates in First Nations (FN) people are higher than the general Canadian population for many kinds of cancer, including those that could be prevented or caught early through cancer screening programs. When cancer is detected in FN people, it is often more advanced as well making it more difficult to treat..…

Antineoplastic drugs: policy levers and opportunities for occupational exposure reduction

Dr. Peters and Dr. Brenner

Antineoplastic drugs, also known as cytotoxic or hazardous drugs, are necessary tools in cancer treatment. However, many antineoplastic drugs can also cause cancer later in life…

The Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research

Since 2001, the scientists of CEPR have been combining traditional epidemiologic study designs with a molecular epidemiologic emphasis. The collection of demographic, lifestyle, and clinical information has now been expanded to include genetic, cellular, biomarker and metabolomic information from collected biological specimens.

Latest News

25 year milestone

Congratulations Nicole! On May 9th, Nicole Slot celebrated 25 years of service with ACB/AHS and we would like to recognize her multiple contributions to the research programs of several Scientists in our department. Nicole first started working as an interviewer for the Prostate Cancer Case-control Study where her kind, empathetic and non-judgmental nature proved to…

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