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Cancer in Firefighters and Presumptive Disability Coverage

Written by Dr. Ramon Martinez III
Published on December 7, 2021
Research Highlights

Firefighters are at an elevated risk for developing several occupational diseases, including cancer, due to increased exposure to toxic contaminants while on duty. Estimates from long-term data suggest that U.S. firefighters have an approximate 1 in 8 incidence rate of cancer.

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