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Firefighters and cancer: Is a risky job even riskier?

Sitting before the D.C. Council in a crisp blue dress shirt, Lt. Preston L. Williams Jr. recounted the day he was first diagnosed with the cancer that was slowly killing him.

Lender scammed 9/11 first responders out of millions: suit

A Cresskill, N.J., lender scammed 9/11 first responders ​suffering from cancer — as well as football players with brain injuries — out of millions of dollars by luring them into illegal loans with interest rates of as much as…

Cancer Incidence in World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers, 2001-2008

Cancers among 20,984 consented participants in the WTC Health Program were identified through linkage to state tumor registries in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

More Ground Zero Junk Science

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine researchers reported this week that 9/11 responders have so far had 15 percent more cancer than people not exposed to Ground Zero.

The latest on 9/11 health

It is a New Year and now that we’re back from the holidays, we wanted to share with you a few pieces posted to our website. The author of the Zadroga Act, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, penned a piece exclusively for the 9/11 Health Watch blog. http://www.911healthwatch.org/blog/op-ed-zadroga-two-years/ John Feal, a 9/11 first responder and tireless advocate, […]