10 Jan 2024
The OCRC has released a report on findings from the Firefighter Cancer Research Priorities Workshop. This workshop was jointly hosted by OCRC and Health Canada in December 2022 and attended by approximately 70 provincial, national, and international stakeholders and scientific collaborators.
This report outlines past and ongoing research on cancer and firefighting, both in Canada and internationally. It summarizes the major knowledge gaps and priorities for firefighter cancer research identified by workshop participants. An assessment of Canadian research capacity and expertise is used to identify research priorities that Canada is well-placed to address.
Key findings from the workshop include:
Supplemental Information: A full list of gaps identified at the workshop will be added shortly.
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