Fire Chief » Cancer http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:20:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Respected Md. fire chief, volunteer dies http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/27/respected-md-fire-chief-volunteer-dies/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/27/respected-md-fire-chief-volunteer-dies/#comments Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:51:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/27/respected-md-fire-chief-volunteer-dies/
At only 46, Derrick Lloyd lost his battle with a lengthy illness
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N.C. deputy fire chief dies of cancer complications http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/02/n-c-deputy-fire-chief-dies-of-cancer-complications/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/02/n-c-deputy-fire-chief-dies-of-cancer-complications/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:58:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/02/n-c-deputy-fire-chief-dies-of-cancer-complications/
Ralph "Mike" Cobb, 60, had a long battler with cancer; he is survived by his wife and son
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Research: Flame-retardant chemicals found in humans http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/30/research-flame-retardant-chemicals-found-in-humans/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/30/research-flame-retardant-chemicals-found-in-humans/#comments Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:27:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/30/research-flame-retardant-chemicals-found-in-humans/
The cancer-causing chemicals are released and attach to dust over time and pose a greater risk to firefighters
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City fires Ga. firefighter recovering from cancer http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/city-fires-ga-firefighter-recovering-from-cancer/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/city-fires-ga-firefighter-recovering-from-cancer/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:23:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/city-fires-ga-firefighter-recovering-from-cancer/
He believes he may have gotten sick after responding to a call of a PCP lab explosion last year
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Victory: How one firefighter beat breast cancer http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/20/victory-how-one-firefighter-beat-breast-cancer/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/20/victory-how-one-firefighter-beat-breast-cancer/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:09:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/20/victory-how-one-firefighter-beat-breast-cancer/
Laura Baker, a 20-year firefighter, was shocked when she was diagnosed with breast cancer; she started a plan immediately to get healthy again
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Brain cancer forces Ky. firefighter into retirement http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/brain-cancer-forces-ky-firefighter-into-retirement/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/brain-cancer-forces-ky-firefighter-into-retirement/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:16:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/15/brain-cancer-forces-ky-firefighter-into-retirement/
David McCrady was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013, a condition possibly caused by the exposure to smoke and toxic fumes from responding to fires over the years
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New Boston commish aims to improve firefighters’ health http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/new-boston-commish-aims-to-improve-firefighters-health/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/new-boston-commish-aims-to-improve-firefighters-health/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:36:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/30/new-boston-commish-aims-to-improve-firefighters-health/
Joseph Finn will be implementing a cancer-prevention program, wants to reduce injuries and promote exercise and healthy living
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Ailing firefighter gets 340 T-shirts from comrades http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/ailing-firefighter-gets-340-t-shirts-from-comrades/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/ailing-firefighter-gets-340-t-shirts-from-comrades/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:57:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/25/ailing-firefighter-gets-340-t-shirts-from-comrades/
Dave Blank told a nurse he wanted to wear the shirts from other departments to help him get through his chemotherapy treatments
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Firefighter’s new battle: proving cancer is job-related http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/26/firefighters-new-battle-proving-cancer-job-related/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/26/firefighters-new-battle-proving-cancer-job-related/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:10:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=963
At least 230 San Francisco firefighters have died of cancer over the past decade.
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