The Boston Fire Department is tackling occupational cancer.

 
 
 
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 FF JAIME GALARZA, JR., FIU   We regret to announce the death of Fire Fighter Jaime Galarza, Jr. from occupational cancer.

FF JAIME GALARZA, JR., FIU

We regret to announce the death of Fire Fighter Jaime Galarza, Jr. from occupational cancer.

 BOSTON’S BRAVEST: FACING A HIDDEN KILLER  Boston 25 news anchor Blair Miller reports on Boston firefighters and their cancer risk.

BOSTON’S BRAVEST: FACING A HIDDEN KILLER

Boston 25 news anchor Blair Miller reports on Boston firefighters and their cancer risk.

 FIRE LT EDWARD J. PARIS, JR., ENGINE COMPANY 18  We regret to announce the death of Fire Lieutenant Edward J. Paris, Jr. from occupational cancer.

FIRE LT EDWARD J. PARIS, JR., ENGINE COMPANY 18

We regret to announce the death of Fire Lieutenant Edward J. Paris, Jr. from occupational cancer.

 THANK YOU TO THE GARY SINISE FOUNDATION  The Foundation provided funding to install extractors in our firehouses to help our members clean their gear.

THANK YOU TO THE GARY SINISE FOUNDATION

The Foundation provided funding to install extractors in our firehouses to help our members clean their gear.

 NEW RESEARCH  We partnered with local researchers to look at cancer screenings in our firefighters.

NEW RESEARCH

We partnered with local researchers to look at cancer screenings in our firefighters.

 FIREFIGHTER CANCER RESEARCH  We're participating in the Fire Fighter Cancer Cohort Study, this multi-year, multi-disciplinary study.

FIREFIGHTER CANCER RESEARCH

We're participating in the Fire Fighter Cancer Cohort Study, this multi-year, multi-disciplinary study.

Our Newest Videos 

We're documenting our fight against cancer. 

"I have cancer. But cancer doesn't have me." 

Meet Glenn. Boston firefighter. Husband. Father. Diagnosed with cancer at 39.

 
 

Cancer Facts

We learn more about occupational cancer everyday. 

 
 
 
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In Memoriam

Occupational cancer has hit us hard. 

 

Prevention

We are taking steps to mitigate exposure to smoke and other toxins.

 
 
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Health & Wellness

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Research & Partnerships

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Operations & Training

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PPE & Gear

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