Cancer is the #1 cause of death in the fire service, but early detection can improve your chances of survival. Just like a fire, response time to cancer matters. Learn how to detect cancer early with 3 Steps Detect.
Size up your energy level, sleep patterns, weight, skin, and bathroom habits. Get to know what’s normal for you.
Use the 2-Week Rule
If changes in your normal health last longer than 2 weeks, it’s time to call your doctor.
Share with Your Doctor
Report health changes to your doctor. Advocate for yourself because you know your body best.
If you would like posters to hang in your firehouse that will remind firefighters to pay attention to early symptoms of cancer and self-advocate for the timely medical attention they need, request a kit.