President Donald Trump has signed into law the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act, designed to centralize data into a registry to help firefighters and medical professionals understand the links between cancer and firefighting in an attempt to reduce firefighters’ cancer risk and identify better treatment options. Firefighters come in contact with hazardous chemicals and materials, including benzene, asbestos and diesel exhaust. Benzene is a commonly used chemical that has been linked to adverse events. Long-term exposure to benzene has been linked to leukemia. Asbestos is a fibrous mineral that was commonly used until the 1980s in building materials including insulation. Asbestos ... Read More
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