Cancer is a continuing concern among many workers. NIOSH is studying whether fire fighters are at risk as a result of exposure to chemicals and materials while doing their job. Learn more about our fire fighter cancer study. This page also lists our other publications that relate to cancer among fire fighters.
Study of Cancer among U.S. Fire Fighters
Mortality and cancer incidence in a pooled cohort of US firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia, 1950–2009* (2013) [PDF 768 KB, 12 pages]
*Access to these journal article is per BMJ guidelines (http://group.bmj.com/products/journals/instructions-for-authors/wholly_owned_licence.pdf).
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