Thursday, January 18, 2018
          

Firefighters May Face Higher Odds for Skin Cancer

Posted in Physical Health

medlineplus.gov 12/13/18

"...The researchers analyzed data from almost 2,400 firefighters statewide who'd participated in a cancer survey. They found that 4.5 percent -- 109 firefighters -- had been diagnosed with skin cancer. That included 17 cases of melanoma, 84 cases of other types of skin cancer and 18 of an unknown type of skin cancer...."