Dr. Burgess' Study Observing Increased Risk of Cancer in Wildland Fire Fighters

News Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Jeff Burgess, MS, MD, MPH's study, "Wildland Fire Fighters: Exposure Assessment, Carcinogenic Effects and Risk Management," evaluates the increased health risks fire fighters face, specifically the increased risk of cancer, due to exposures on the job. A grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $1.5 million will help towards finding a way to reduce these exposure risks. 

Click here to read more about Dr. Burgess' study. 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (All day)