Research & Partnerships

We are working with leading researchers to better understand occupational cancer. 


Firefighter Cohort Study

Established in July 2016, the Fire Fighter Cancer Cohort Study is a three-year FEMA-funded research project will develop and test a framework for establishing a long-term firefighter multicenter prospective cohort study focused on carcinogenic exposures and health effects.

Dana Farber
Cancer Institute

In partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, BFD conducted air quality testing in its firehouses.