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World Trade Center early responders have increased hepatic steatosis

Responders who had more intense exposure to the site had a higher likelihood of having an excessive accumulation of fat in their livers than responders who arrived at the site later

Advocates hope building workers take note of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund deadline

This week’s deadline doesn’t apply to everyone, but includes people who were certified by the World Trade Center Health Program for a 9/11 related physical illness before July 29, 2019.

When Are the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Deadlines?

The deadline to register is July 29 for certain individuals. Funds for all current and future eligible claims will run until 2090.

Victim-Comp Deadline for Some 9/11 Responders and Survivors

Registration preserves the right to file a claim in the future, waives no legal rights, and does not obligate you to file a claim.

Federal agency that oversees 9/11 health program warns law firms not to engage in fraud

Numerous applications for those eligible for health care and compensation appear to have been filed without proper authorization or knowledge by the client.

Help for all of 9/11′s victims: Federal compensation fund deadline is closing; sign up

The door is closing in just a few days on anyone who has not registered for the VCF and were granted a two-year grace period.

Deadline approaching to register for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Many of those suffering from health problems or with a loved one who died as a result of exposure to the toxins unleashed by the World Trade Center’s collapse have just days to register with the fund.

The Association of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with longitudinal change in Glomerular Filtration Rate in World Trade Center responders

PTSD may be a novel risk factor for exaggerated longitudinal GFR change in young, healthy adults.

Hospitalizations among World Trade Center Health Registry Enrollees Who Were under 18 Years of Age on 9/11, 2001-2016

Much of the literature on hospitalizations post-September 11, 2001 (9/11) focuses on adults but little is known about post-9/11 hospitalizations among children.

Breast Cancer Characteristics in the Population of Survivors Participating in the World Trade Center Environmental Health Center Program 2002-2019

These findings suggest considerable differences in the breast cancer characteristics and distribution of breast cancer intrinsic subtypes in the WTC-exposed civilian population compared to that of the general population.