Published Study Findings

Assembling the Career Firefighter Health Study cohort: A methods overview. Zeig-Owens R, Singh A, Triplett S, Salako J, Skerker M, Napier A, Peele E, Stanley M, Sattaluri S, Prezant D, Webber MP. Am J Ind Med. 2021 Aug;64(8):680-687.
This study describes how and why the Career Firefighter Health Study cohort was created, which was essentially to better understand the impact of World Trade Center (WTC) exposures and also of firefighting on the development of chronic health conditions in professional firefighters.

Cancer incidence in World Trade Center-exposed and non-exposed male firefighters, as compared with the US adult male population: 2001-2016. Webber MP, Singh A, Zeig-Owens R, Salako J, Skerker M, Hall CB, Goldfarb DG, Jaber N, Daniels RD, Prezant DJ. Occup Environ Med. 2021 Oct;78(10):707-714.
This study estimates cancer rates in WTC-exposed firefighters as compared with rates in non-WTC-exposed firefighters from Career Firefighter Health Study cohort, and also compares rates from each firefighter group to rates in the US population.

PTSD symptoms, depressive symptoms, and subjective cognitive concerns in WTC-exposed and non-WTC-exposed firefighters. Mueller AK, Singh A, Webber MP, Hall CB, Prezant DJ, Zeig-Owens R. Am J Ind Med. 2021 Oct;64(10):803-814.
This study examines the frequency of common mental health concerns in firefighters including PTSD, depression and cognitive loss, comparing self-reported rates in WTC-exposed firefighters with self-reported rates in non-WTC exposed firefighters from the Career Firefighter Health Study cohort.