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Youth Research Cohort Update: The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program’s Youth Research Cohort Will Include Individuals Who Were in Utero at the Time of Their 9/11 Exposures

The WTC Health Program is incorporating this change into Youth Research Cohort program materials.

The Man Who Kept The Times’s Lights On

After the Sept. 11 attacks, Mr. Dimmock’s union assigned him to work at ground zero, where he climbed through rubble and smoldering ash. The ruins were so hot that the rubber from his shoes melted.

After being snubbed by city, attorneys plan to sue for docs on 9/11 toxins

Several lead city agencies in the city’s investigation of Ground Zero air quality have denied attorneys Andrew Carboy and Matthew McCauley’s Freedom of Information Law requests for the information.

Nadler and Goldman Call on NYC Mayor Eric Adams to Release Giuliani Administration Records on the City’s Knowledge of the Scope of the Health Threats to 9/11 Responders and Survivors

“Countless first responders continue to deal with the health impacts of the toxins that were in the air. The City dishonors these men and women, many now dead, by refusing to open its 9/11 files.”

Doctor uses advanced tech to detect 9/11-related cancers

A Manhattan doctor uses state-of-the-art technology to help early detection of cancers in firefighters and others.

9/11 fatally poisoned firefighter from Ocean Township, but he battled for 23 more years

The 62-year-old Ocean Township resident died Saturday after battling pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, and several other illnesses directly related to the post-9/11 cleanup.

LI Blood Drive Honors 9/11 Cancer Victim Cop, ‘Dedicated Family Man’

The 36-year Farmingville resident was a consistent blood and plasma donor, understanding the importance of giving back to the community.

Remembering Capt. Randy Gross: One of an ever growing list of firefighters lost to cancer

Gross died of job-related cancer on March 17 after serving with the Sacramento Metro Fire Department for nearly three decades. He leaves behind a loving wife, Donna, and four children.

NYC overpass renamed for Port Authority Police Officer Pavlos Pallas, who died from 9/11-related cancer

A Port Authority Police officer who died from 9/11-related cancer will forever be remembered in Queens.

“We can finally exhale”: Women left out of 9/11 benefits eligible for health care, compensation

The decision to add uterine cancer came after multiple stories from The Fuller Project and its partners about how women were systemically left out of the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP).