Firefighters, researchers and European institutions look for solutions to the growing issue of firefighter’s cancers

Brussels, 28 September 2017: Cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths amongst firefighters, accounting for approximately 60% of all deaths. MEP Pavel Poc and the European Parliament’s Members Against Cancer (MAC) Group, in association with Fire Safe Europe, held a roundtable to debate the issue of occupational cancer in firefighters and explore solutions.