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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Firefighter Cancer Initiative (FCI)? Page 1
Can we firefighters participate in all projects under the FCI? Page 1
How can my department get involved? Page 1
How long is a station visit? Page 1
What does a station visit consist of? Page 1

During a station visit, an FCI project team member will provide an overview of the project with an emphasis on the Annual Cancer Survey. Firefighters will have the opportunity to complete the survey with the project team member.

Can all shifts participate? Page 1

Yes. We can work with your department’s contact person and the FCI project team to try to engage all shifts.

Are all firefighters required to participate? Page 1

No, participation is completely voluntary. We can work with your department’s contact person and the FCI project team to try to engage all shifts.

Is participation anonymous? Page 1

Yes. The information you share is confidential and is only available to authorized University personnel. Your information is not shared with workers’ comp, your union, department, or chief.

Can firefighters complete the Annual Cancer Survey prior to a station visit? Page 1

Yes. Firefighters may complete the survey prior to a station visit. However, a station visit can still be arranged if firefighters have questions they would like answered prior to completing the survey.