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His wife died of uterine cancer after 9/11. A new rule may offer closure to a long journey

Denise Shockley was less than a mile away from the Twin Towers when they were struck on Sept. 11, 2001.

Health company for 9/11 first responders still falling short: advocates

The company that took over the contract to treat thousands of ill 9/11 responders around the country is still failing to do the job, advocates charge in a new letter to the firm’s parent company.

World Trade Center Health Program best practices for diagnosing and treating chronic rhinosinusitis

The most frequent adverse physical health effect among World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) members is chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS).

World Trade Center Health Program adds uterine cancer to list of 9/11-related illnesses

This means women who lived, worked or were first responders near Ground Zero can apply for medical coverage and financial compensation.

Rutgers-Led Effort Gets Uterine Cancer Covered by WTC Health Program

Rutgers researchers and caregivers have helped secure medical coverage and financial compensation for women exposed to Ground Zero who develop uterine cancer.

Rep. Sherrill Applauds World Trade Center Health Program Decision to Add Uterine Cancer to List of Covered Conditions

“I am proud that we are finally fulfilling our promise to 9/11 first responders, including the many women who ran into danger that day and on the days that followed,” said Rep. Sherrill.

Uterine cancer now covered by World Trade Center Health Program

It took years of advocacy and scientific study for uterine cancer to be added to the coverage list, well after 60 other cancers were covered.

In Memoriam: Kathy Gupta (1950-2023)

This makes her the latest in a succession of community leaders taken by an illness arising from exposure to environmental toxins on September 11, 2001, and in the weeks and months that followed.

Exposure to World Trade Center Dust Exacerbates Cognitive Impairment in an Animal Model of Alzheimer’s

The study suggests a peripheral-brain immune inflammatory “cross-talking” that may increase the likelihood of cognitive decline.

Feds will now provide health coverage to women with 9/11-linked cancer

While women make up about half of those eligible, they account for only 26,125 of the 114,775 members of the 9/11 health program.