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She survived 9/11. Then she survived cancer four times.

Clark, 44, has been diagnosed with melanoma four times since that horrible, harrowing day – and recently found out that she’s one of about 30,000 people who can directly trace their cancers to 9/11.

CDC exhibit examines the health consequences of 9/11 attacks

The Centers for Disease Control says nearly 80,000 people still have physical and mental health conditions related to their exposure to airborne toxins following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

9/11 exhibit at CDC examines lingering health effects from terror attacks

Of all the sights and sounds of 9/11′s aftermath, Dr. Mary Reynolds said she remembers the smell of burnt metal the most.

9/11 Health Screening Program Still Has Problems

Because of the structure of the program, those registered can only seek treatment where they are registered; otherwise, they have to transfer to another clinic.

9/11 was 22 years ago. And we’re still holding funerals.

Even now, 22 years later, the death toll from the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, continues to climb.

We Must Never Forget

While we look back on this day with sorrow, we must also remember how the resolve of New Yorkers and all Americans was strengthened.

9/11 Health Program Adds Uterine Cancer, Survivors Feel Validated

All types of uterine cancers were finally added to the growing list of 9/11-related illnesses in January — over a year after an advisory committee unanimously recommended including it.

They responded to 9/11 as officers, now they treat those who stood beside them

In Commack, New York, inside a sparsely decorated waiting room, a dozen armchairs are often filled with heroes. The men and women who rushed to ground zero carrying little more than a sense of duty.

New York seeks to reach thousands exposed to 9/11 contaminants

A new law requires current or former employers to let hundreds of thousands of people know they can apply for free Sept. 11 health insurance and compensation.

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund seeks lawyers’ help to speed payment for World Trade Center, terror attack survivors

The federal Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund wants to speed up its operations — and to do so, it needs lawyers to be more organized.