Archive of News (2020)
News stories by year:
Performance of Risk Factor-Based Guidelines and Model-Based Chest CT Lung Cancer Screening in World Trade Center-Exposed Fire Department Rescue/Recovery Workers
Lung cancer is a leading cause of cancer incidence and death in the United States.
Retrospective Assessment of Risk Factors for Head and Neck Cancer Among World Trade Center General Responders
To assess the reliability of a questionnaire designed to reconstruct risk factors for head and neck cancer relative to the 9/11 World Trade Center (WTC) response and over the lifetime.
Mental health stigma and barriers to care in World Trade Center responders: Results from a large, population-based health monitoring cohort
Nearly 20 years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, multiple studies have documented the adverse mental consequences among World Trade Center (WTC) rescue, recovery, and clean-up workers.
A 9/11 hero who volunteered, was struck with cancer linked to his time at ground zero and had to prove he was there that day in order to receive 9/11 benefits has passed away…
Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Comorbid Cognitive and Physical Impairments in World Trade Center Responders
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been linked to increased prevalence and incidence of cognitive and physical impairment.
Legislation sponsored by Senate Budget and Appropriations Chair Paul Sarlo, Senator Patrick Diegnan and Senator Linda Greenstein that would provide benefits to surviving family members of police officers who volunteered…
Following a four-year battle with brain cancer, Dr. Richard Alan Brown, 58, died November 8.
MNUCHIN SAYS HE WAS PERSONALLY INVOLVED IN SECURING NEARLY $4 MILLION FOR 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS HEALTH PROGRAM
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Thursday he was “personally engaged” in the move to refund nearly $4 million previously withheld from the health care program assisting September 11 first responders who suffer lasting health effects from the attack…
A federal appeals court revived a fraud case against a legal settlement advance company that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says defrauded former NFL players and the families of Sept. 11 terrorist attack victims.