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Cancer Answers: The Who, What, Where, When & Why of Cancer in Fire Service

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Project 658

3646 Central Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28205

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You are invited to join others in the fire service to learn about cancer risk, prevention, and the latest groundbreaking research studies.

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Program includes presentations on the following topics:

Dr. Derek Raghavan, President, Levine Cancer Institute

What everyone needs to know about cancer: causes, risks, prevention

Dr. Robert Daniel, Center for Disease Control

Findings from the largest national firefighter research study examining whether firefighters are at higher risk for certain cancers

Dr. Bryan Ormond, NC State University

Learn how experts at NC State's College of Textiles are improving personal protective equipment to better protect firefighters

Jennifer Kier, University of Ottowa

Discussing groundbreaking research showing that firefighters are absorbing harmful chemicals through the skin

Specialists available from Levine Cancer Institute to answer all of your questions about nutrition, genetics, integrative medicine, survivorship & wellness.

Other special guests include:

James Robinson, Paramedic, Manager of Fleet Services, Mobile Medicine at Atrium Health; Volunteer Firefighter & Founder of Code T.O.M

Dr. Saad Usmani, Chief, Plasma Cells Disorders, Director, Clinical Research in Hematologic Malignancies, Levine Cancer Institute

Philip Boyles, East Lincoln Fire Department & Cancer Survivor

Breakfast and Lunch Provided. Free admission.

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