‘Presumptive occupational risk’: Firefighters are getting pancreatic cancer because of their job. So why aren’t all provinces offering support?
Monday, November 28, 2022
Healthing.ca writer Maja Begovic sheds light on the pancreatic cancer risk firefighters face and the significant financial struggle that can be experienced by patients if the cancer is not acknowledged as presumptive in their home province. The article features Pancreatic Cancer Canada Chief Executive Officer, Michelle Capobianco; Neil McMillan, director of Science and Research at the International Association of Firefighters; and lived experience shared by Catherine McBride.