Online Learning for Firefighters

Cancer is the leading cause of death for firefighters. Early detection increases survivability and minimizes invasive treatment.

When it comes to cancer, response time matters!

There are many different reasons for cancer deaths, but one of the most important factors is the stage of cancer when it is first diagnosed. That is why DetecTogether wants you to learn how important your own role is in detecting cancer early. You can give yourself an advantage by being an active partner in your own health care. Healthcare is a team sport and you have an important role to play.

What people are saying…

“Knowing when to seek medical attention and how to work with our doctors is something we need to learn.”

Frank A. Leeb
FDNY Deputy Assistant Chief

“With an increased risk of cancer, firefighters need to start paying better attention to their health.”

Dan Ranahan
Boston Firefighter fighting cancer

“DetecTogether teaches firefighters to recognize early warning signs of cancer, when to seek medical attention, and how to advocate for themselves within the medical system.”

Kathy Crosby-Bell
Founder of the Last Call Foundation

“These guys hold your attention because they spent the time getting us. This training is important and firefighter proof.”

Joanie Cullinan
Wellesley Firefighter

This training saves lives.

DetecTogether is a 501(c)(3) education and advocacy organization that is saving lives by teaching people how to detect cancer early and become active partners in their healthcare. DetecTogether uses 3 Steps Detect to educate people about the signs and symptoms of cancer, motivates them to pay attention to health changes, empowers them to seek timely care, and to collaborate with their physicians.

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