Updates from the front lines in the fight against occupational cancer in the fire service.

New Sustaining Partner: 1-800-BOARDUP

The Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) is proud to announce that 1-800-BOARDUP has become a Sustaining Partner. 1-800-BOARDUP is a national company who provides immediate help after a fire, flood or storm via trained emergency responders standing by to help victims during one of the hardest moments of their lives.

This exciting partnership demonstrates 1-800-BOARDUP’s commitment to supporting the important work being done by the FCSN to help first responders and their families after a devastating cancer diagnosis, and simultaneously providing cancer prevention education within the fire service.

“1-800-BOARDUP’s partnership with the FCSN will help us continue to support firefighters and their families when they need us the most,” said FCSN President Bryan Frieders, Fire Chief with the Pasadena (Calif.) Fire Department. “The steady financial support from 1-800-BOARDUP means that the FCSN can deliver services to even more firefighters and their families after a cancer diagnosis. It also helps us expand our cancer prevention training, which is so important now.”

See press release here: 1-800-BOARDUP Partners with Prominent Firefighter Support Organization, Firefighter Cancer Support Network.