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PHO Grand Rounds: Cancer Care Ontario’s report on tobacco use and cancer in Ontario
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Chronic Diseases and Injuries
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties

This presentation will highlight key findings from Cancer Care Ontario’s recent report, Cancer Risk Factors in Ontario: Tobacco. The session will examine the prevalence and distribution of tobacco smoking, smoking cessation, and exposure to second-hand smoke among Ontario adults and youth as it relates to cancer. To inform prevention and control efforts, estimates of the impact of tobacco smoking on the burden of cancer in Ontario will be provided.

Presenter: Elisa Candido

Elisa Candido is an epidemiologist in the Prevention and Surveillance unit at Cancer Care Ontario. Her research interests include cancer and risk factor surveillance and chronic disease epidemiology. Most recently, she was the lead author on Cancer Care Ontario’s Cancer Risk Factors in Ontario: Evidence Summary report, which summarized the epidemiologic evidence for a wide range of cancer risk factors including tobacco.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.


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