Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Publications and Abstracts

Publications

Title Journal Name Publication Date
Firefighters perceptions of cancer risk: Results of a qualitative study American Journal of Industrial Medicine June 14, 2017
Clean Gear as the New Badge of Honor: Resilience, Culture Change, and Cancer Risk Reduction in a Fire Rescue Organization Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management August 9, 2017
Perceptions of health and cancer risk among newly recruited firefighters in South Florida American Journal of Industrial Medicine November 1, 2017
Firefighter Skin Cancer and Sun Protection Practices: Evidence from the Florida Firefighter Cancer Initiative JAMA, Dermatology In Press

Abstracts and Posters

Title Journal Name Conference Date
Building a culture of cancer prevention in South Florida Firefighters: Changes and challenges in bunker gear cleaning and exposure Kentucky Conference on Health Communication 2016: Building a Culture of Health April 14 – 16, 2016
Informing Design of an Exposure Reporting System for Firefighters 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics July 27 – 31, 2016
Attitudes and Perceptions of Cervical Cancer Screening in Female Firefighters: Evidence from the Florida Firefighter Cancer Initiative American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo October 29 – November 2, 2016
Cleaning Firefighter Turnout/Bunker Gear: Analysis of Survey Data Collected via a Novel Cellphone Text-Based Method American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo October 29 – November 2, 2016
Epidemiology of Cancer and Work-related factors in South Florida Firefighters: Preliminary Evidence from the Florida Firefighter Cancer Initiative American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo October 29 – November 2, 2016
Cancer Epidemiology and Self-Reported Occupational Hazards among South Florida Firefighters American Society of Preventive Oncology 41st Annual Meeting
Firefighter impressions of their cancer risks: Results of a qualitative study 28th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference March 27 – 31, 2017
Resilience, culture change, and cancer risk reduction in a fire rescue organization: Clean gear as the new badge of honor 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association May 27, 2017
Application of Mental Models Approach to Inform the Design of a Firefighters Personal Exposure Reporting System XXIXth Annual International Society for Occupational Ergonomics & Safety Conference June 1 – 2, 2017
Occupational Cancer Surveillance in the Age of Restricted Identifier Access: A Linkage of Florida Cancer Data System (FCDS) Data with Firefighter Certification Records North American Association of Central Cancer Registries 2017 Annual Conference June 17 – 22, 2017
Addressing Colorectal Cancer in South Florida Firefighters American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo November 4 – 8,2017
Development and Implementation of an Occupation-Focused Tumor Bank: The Firefighter Cancer Initiative Experience American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo November 4 – 8,2017
Work-related Health and Safety and Cancer-risk perceptions among retired Florida Firefighters: Findings from the Advancing Epidemiology of Retired Firefighters Aging Longitudinally (AERIAL) Cohort Study American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo November 4 – 8,2017
Evaluating Temperature Changes and Volatile Organic Compound Off-Gassing in Turnout Protective Gear Ensembles among Florida Firefighters American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo November 4 – 8,2017
Point of Prevalence of Skin Cancers in a non-Probabilistic Sample of South Florida firefighters: Evidence from the Firefighter Cancer Initiative’s Annual Cancer Survey American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo November 4 – 8,2017
The invisible danger of bunker gear transfer: A theory-based intervention to increase post-fire decontamination to reduce cancer risk in firefighters National Communication Association 103rd Annual Convention November 16 – 19, 2017

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