Final Report Australiain Firefighters Health Study

Cancer
| Monash University Center for Environmental Health

In 2011, Monash was commissioned by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) to carry out a national retrospective study of firefighters’ mortality and cancer incidence known as the Australian Firefighters’ Health Study. This study was prompted, in part, by the results of several overseas studies which had identified excesses of several types of cancers in firefighters.

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