The Boston Fire Department is tackling occupational cancer.

 
 
 
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WOMEN FIREFIGHTERS’ HEALTH AND WELLNESS CONFERENCE

 

Join us November 8

For a FREE, day-long program on health and wellness for women firefighters

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NEWS

 
CBS NEWS/SUNDAY MORNING  Commissioner Joseph Finn talked with CBS News Sunday Morning about cancer in Boston firefighters.

CBS NEWS/SUNDAY MORNING

Commissioner Joseph Finn talked with CBS News Sunday Morning about cancer in Boston firefighters.

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.

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.

NBC TODAY/ROSSEN REPORTS  TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen highlights the many dangers of today’s fires.

NBC TODAY/ROSSEN REPORTS

TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen highlights the many dangers of today’s fires.

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.


RESEARCH NEWS

 
The Boston Fire Department partnered with local researchers to take a look at the status of cancer screenings in our firefighters.

The Boston Fire Department partnered with local researchers to take a look at the status of cancer screenings in our firefighters.

The Boston Fire Department is taking part in the Fire Fighter Cancer Cohort Study, a multi-year, multi-disciplinary research study looking at cancer in firefighters.

The Boston Fire Department is taking part in the Fire Fighter Cancer Cohort Study, a multi-year, multi-disciplinary research study looking at cancer in firefighters.


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.


 

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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