09 Jun '12, 5pm

SUCCESS: Cancers Will Be Covered Under Sept. 11 Fund | Care2 Causes

SUCCESS: Cancers Will Be Covered Under Sept. 11 Fund | Care2 Causes

Federal health officials have ruled that 50 different types of cancer can now be covered by the Zadroga Act of 2011, under which a $4.3 billion fund was established to compensate those exposed to the toxic fumes, smoke and dust after the attackson the World Trader Center of September 11, 2001. In addition to rescue workers, the ruling enables volunteers, residents, schoolchildren and passers-by to apply for funds for treatment for cancers developed after the attacks. Previously, the act had only covered respiratory illnesses linked to exposure from the aftermath of 9/11. The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was named for a police officer who died at the age of 34 after working at Ground Zero. Cancer was not covered originally under the fund because of a lack of scientific evidence . Dr. John Howard, director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety a...

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