Women Firefighters Biomonitoring Collaborative

In 2012, the San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation approached the United Fire Service Women and environmental health advocates with concerns about multiple cases of premenopausal breast cancer among their ranks.

Publications and Presentations

Clarity, C.,  J. Trowbridge, R. Gerona, K. Ona, M. McMaster, V. Bessonneau, R. Rudel, H. Buren and R. Morello-Frosch. 2021. Associations between polyfluoroalkyl substance and organophosphate flame retardant exposures and telomere length in a cohort of women firefighters and office workers in San FranciscoEnvironmental Health. doi.org/10.1186/s12940-021-00778-z

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Trowbridge, J., R.R. Gerona, T. Lin, R.A. Rudel, V. Bessonneau, H. Buren, R. Morello-Frosch. 2020. Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Substances in a Cohort of Women Firefighters and Office Workers in San Francisco. Environmental Science & Technology. doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b05490

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Grashow, R., V. Bessonneau, R.R. Gerona, A. Wang, J. Trowbridge, T. Lin, H. Buren, R.A. Rudel, R. Morello-Frosch. 2020. Integrating exposure knowledge and serum suspect screening as a new approach to biomonitoring: An application in firefighters and office workers. Environmental Science & Technology. doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b04579

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