News & Updates

September 28, 2018 -- Potomac Local -- FBI Agent battles Lymphoma 17 years after September 11th with the help of the Sentara Cancer Network
“I’ve seen a lot of pretty bad situations. I’ve worked explosive cases all around the world: the Embassy bombing in Africa, the Unabomber case…

September 28, 2018 -- Chief -- Ailing Court Officer Gets 9/11-Related Sick Time
A Court Officer who was diagnosed with World Trade Center-related breast cancer but denied unlimited sick time she was entitled to under state law…

September 28, 2018 -- Downtown Express -- ‘Cancer has no deadline’: Advocates for 9/11 fallout victims blast 2020 deadline for compensation fund
The looming Dec. 18, 2020 deadline to file claims with the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund ignores the fact that people will continue dying…

September 27, 2018 -- Journal News -- Cancer study looks at New York’s volunteer firefighters, but needs local participants
It’s pretty much accepted volunteer firefighters are exposed to carcinogens more than other people.

September 27, 2018 -- NY Times -- Doing Right by Sick 9/11 Workers
Efforts to give paid sick leave to government workers who have had 9/11-related illnesses are incomplete.

September 26, 2018 -- Patch -- NJ Police Benevolent Association Endorses Rep. Chris Smith
“And, most importantly, you have demonstrated respect for the officers who protect us when they come under attack,” said the PBA president.

September 25, 2018 -- NCBI -- Re-experiencing 9/11-Related PTSD Symptoms Following Exposure to Hurricane Sandy
Understanding Pre-Existing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms and risk of PTSD following Hurricane Sandy (Sandy) has important implications for PTSD screening…

September 24, 2018 -- NCBI -- Metabolomics of World Trade Center-Lung Injury: a machine learning approach
Biomarkers of metabolic syndrome expressed soon after World Trade Center (WTC) exposure predict development of WTC Lung Injury (WTC-LI).

September 24, 2018 -- lohud -- Photos: 9/11 victim laid to rest
Jill Gado, wife of retired New Rochelle police detective Mark Gado, salutes a military officer after being presented with the American flag that draped her husband’s coffin…

September 21, 2018 -- John Elges, retired FDNY firefighter and Long Beach volunteer, dies of 9/11-related illness
He spent nine days amid the rubble of the World Trace Center after the terrorist attacks.