02 Sep '11, 11pm

New Study Finds Higher Cancer Rate For 9/11 Firefighters | Care2 Causes

New Study Finds Higher Cancer Rate For 9/11 Firefighters | Care2 Causes

A new study in the British medical journal The Lancet suggests that firefighters who were exposed to the caustic dust and smoke in the smoldering wreckage of the World Trade Center in 2001 are 19 percent more likely to develop cancer than those who were not at the site. Dr. David J. Prezant, the chief medical officer for the New York Fire Department, led the study and said that there is an “increased likelihood for the development of any type of cancer” for those who worked in the ruins of the twin towers. Currently, cancer is not an illness covered by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which has set aside $4.3 billion to treat those suffering from health problems as a result of the 9/11 attacks. An earlier federal review of scientific evidence published on July 27 had concluded that 9/11 first responders and residents of ground zero who developed cancer a...

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