From the Director’s Desk
John Howard, M.D. Director, NIOSH
Cancer is a leading cause of death among firefighters. Studies show that firefighters may have a greater risk of some types of cancer than the general population. For Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month, NIOSH encourages everyone to learn more about firefighters’ cancer risk and how to reduce it.
Open the link below to read the article published by NIOSH and the CDC about the National Firefighter Registry
Understanding and Reducing Firefighter Cancer