Mar 17, 2020 // Study Updates
The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP) is now CanPath – the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health. Together with our partners, CanPath is studying the biology, behaviours and environments of Canadians to learn more about the causes of chronic disease and cancer for a healthier Canada and world. Visit: canpath.ca.
Feb 3, 2020 // Study Updates
A University of Calgary epidemiologist is using data from Ontario Health Study (OHS) participants to explore how environmental or lifestyle factors could be associated with breast cancer in younger women. Dr. Darren Brenner recently gained approval to study the de-identified data for female participants who were ages 35 to 50 and cancer-free at the time they
Jan 9, 2020 // Study Updates
Researchers will have richer data to work with now that more than 30,000 provided their work story to the Ontario Health Study. A big thank you to those that took time to contribute to the Work History Questionnaire by December 1, 2019. Here’s some of the early numbers: 67 – The percentage of participants that
Dec 18, 2019 // Study Updates
LifeLabs Medical Laboratories is a former service provider to the Ontario Health Study. The OHS learned on December 17, 2019 that LifeLabs had sustained a large cyberattack on its computer systems. Approximately 28,000 blood samples were collected by LifeLabs on behalf of OHS between fall 2012 and March 2017. The blood sample requisition form that