Firefighter cancer statistics are far worse than we knew. Cancer is a leading cause of death for America’s firefighters. Cancer caused 60% of line-of-duty deaths for career firefighters between 2002-2014, according to International Association of Fire Fighters data. For Boston Firefighters the statistics are even more startling: 67% of their line-of-duty deaths were caused by cancer during the same period.
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