This website lists statistics regarding cancer, including breast cancer, health risks of various toxins and other Cancer related information specific to Firefighting.
This website supports the “Take No Smoke” campaign and shares information on the Boston Fire Departments efforts to mitigate exposures.
Video from Dr. Mike Evans entitled “23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?”
The IAFF presented two webcasts on two of the biggest issues in the fire service today - the increased risk for occupational cancers and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the Affiliate Leadership Training Summit (ALTS) in Anaheim, California.
The San Antonio Fire Department along with their Local 624 IAFF posted a video entitled “Our Battle with Cancer”
Assessment of Ambient Exposures Firefighters Encounter While at the Fire Station: An Exploratory Study
A Review and Meta-analysis of 32 Studies. The objective of this study was to review 32 studies on firefighters and to quantitatively and qualitatively determine the cancer risk using a meta-analysis
Mortality and cancer incidence in a pooled cohort of US firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia (1950–2009)
Firefighter research shows PPE exposure risk - New testing examines how particles can penetrate firefighter protective gear with some surprising results.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization. Documents from the International Agency for Research on Cancer are referenced within Texas Government Code applicable to Firefighters and EMTs for work-related cancer. Monograph 98 of the IARC references and classifies firefighting and shiftwork as carcinogenic.