What will the Registry address?

  • Firefighters have increased risk of certain cancers, but questions remain:
  • What is the cancer risk for:Minority Firefighters? Female Firefighters? Volunteers?
  • How does cancer risk vary
    • Among more recent firefighters (with increasing synthetic materials in buildings)
    • With adoption of control interventions
      • Consistent use of SCBA, decontamination measures, laundering, hood exchange programs,etc.
    • Geographically
    • With increasing exposures