Archive of Cancer
Cancers among NYPD officers involved in various recovery operations after the Sept. 11 terrorist strikes have increased five fold since the 2001 attacks, officials disclosed Monday.
Before the World Trade Center attacks, the NYPD had five recorded thyroid cancer sufferers in its ranks. Since 2001, it’s had about 50.
Cancer caught up to John W. Wyatt Jr. on Tuesday, ending a six-year, off-and-on battle for the former Fire Department of New York paramedic and Sept. 11 responder.
Prostate cancer has made the list of World Trade Center-related diseases covered under the Zadroga Act.