Journal article

A case-control study of lifetime occupational sitting and likelihood of breast cancer

Brigid M Lynch, Kerry S Courneya, Christine M Friedenreich

CANCER CAUSES & CONTROL | SPRINGER | Published : 2013

Grants

Awarded by Canadian Breast Cancer Research Initiative


Awarded by Alberta Cancer Board Research Initiative Program


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge the contribution of Kathleen Douglas-England for study coordination; Zeva Mah, Laura Godard, Mila Belic, and Doreen Mandziuk for assistance with the research project; Lisa Alexander, Selena Chow, Pearl Cooke, Shelley Cooper, Linda Davison, Marilyn Dickson, Carrie Lavis, Doreen Mandziuk, Hijin Park, Jodi Parrotta, and Nicole Slot for interviewing the study participants; Valerie Hudson, Victoria Stagg, and Xuechao Chen for data cleaning and processing. This case-control study was funded by grants from the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Initiative (6442) and the Alberta Cancer Board Research Initiative Program (RI-107). Lynch is funded by a Public Health Training Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (586727); Courneya is supported by the Canada Research Chairs Program; Friedenreich is funded by a career award from the Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions and holds the Alberta Cancer Foundation Weekend to End Women's Cancers Breast Cancer Chair.