Cancer incidence: Outdoor air pollution and proximity to nuclear power plants

Dr. Peters and Dr. Yang

Dr. Peters is involved in two projects that draw from the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohorts (CanCHEC). CanCHEC comprises population-based, linked datasets that combine long-form census respondents with administrative health data and postal codes…

Participating in Tai Chi to Reduce Anxiety and Keep up Physical Function: a Prehabilitation Intervention for Radical Prostatectomy (PEAK-RP)

Dr. Yang

The PEAK-RP study is a randomized controlled trial testing the implementation strategy of a mind-body-exercise intervention that prepares prostate cancer patients and their caregivers for radical prostatectomy…

Shaping up on physical activity and cancer: Improving estimates of cancer risk using accelerometry and contemporary methods in the UK Biobank

Dr. Yang

There are inherent limitations of self-report data associated with measurement error. This project uses novel and innovative methods to estimate the attenuation of the association between self-reported physical activity and cancer risk associated with measurement error…