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Tony Stefani

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: San Francisco Firefighters Battling Alarming Cancer Rate

Flames and smoke are the visible threat but cancer is a silent killer that is claiming the lives of firefighters.

11/27/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department truck on the scene of a fire. (CBS)

SF To Study Alarming Breast Cancer Rates For Women Firefighters

San Francisco’s female firefighters, exposed to carcinogens and other chemicals while on the job, are disproportionately diagnosed for breast cancer. Now, the city is hoping to conduct the first study in the nation to find out why.

04/05/2013