Halting firefighter cancer starts with clean PPE

Unfortunately, too many firefighters and officers are not getting it. And “it” is that firefighters face an increased cancer risk compared with the general public.

In its 2013 whitepaper “Taking Action Against Cancer in the Fire Service,” the Firefighter Cancer Support Networkreported that in 2006 researchers at the University of Cincinnati published their meta-analysis of 32 studies of cancer among firefighters.

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