9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared recently about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues.

An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :

April 30, 2018timesunionMets to salute local trooper who died after working at 9/11 site
A state trooper who died Jan. 2 from an illness tied to his assignment at the smoldering World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks will be honored…

April 27, 2018NewsmaxGround Zero Workers Battling Cancer Years Later
Many of the rescue workers who flooded the ruins of the World Trade Center after 9/11 now face their own private battles for survival, a pair of new studies shows.

April 26, 2018JAMAEstimation of Future Cancer Burden Among Rescue and Recovery Workers Exposed to the World Trade Center Disaster
What is the estimated number of new cancer cases among rescue and recovery workers exposed to carcinogenic agents during the September 11, 2001, World Trade Center (WTC) attack…

April 26, 2018SpectrumStudies show 9/11 attacks continue to take toll on first responder community
Two new studies show that nearly 17 years after 9/11, the attacks continue to take a toll on first responders.

April 26, 2018Daily MailCancer is hitting 9/11 firefighters earlier and harder than previously thought, new report finds
Two reports on 9/11-related cancers were published today by JAMA

April 26, 2018EurekAlertTwo studies, editorial report on cancer risk for firefighters at World Trade Center disaster
Bottom Line: Two studies and a related editorial report on cancer risk for firefighters with the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) exposed to the wreckage of the World Trade Center…

April 26, 2018LA TimesFor firefighters who worked in World Trade Center rubble, the future includes a heightened risk of cancer
It’s been nearly 16 years since cleanup work officially ended at New York City’s ground zero, but the health effects for rescue and recovery workers are still making themselves known.