NIOSH Study of Firefighters Increased Risk of Cancer
The researchers found that: Cancers of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems accounted mostly for the higher rates of cancer seen in the study population. The higher rates suggest that firefighters are more likely to develop those cancers. The population of firefighters in the study had a rate of mesothelioma two times greater than the [...]Read more ›
Fire Smoke Coalition, Inc.
450 East 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Direct Dial: 317.690.2542
The mission of the Fire Smoke Coalition is to focus the required attention and resources on the deadly and life-long consequences of breathing fire smoke by teaching firefighters and first responders how to Prevent, Protect, Detect, Diagnose, and appropriately Treat the exposure if it occurs. The Coalition is comprised of firefighters and the medical community – all who embrace the challenge of teaching firefighters how to stay alive – and prevent the disease, illness and death associated with today’s deadly fire smoke.