Archive of Cancer

Study: Cancer up among NYPD cops since 9/11

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.

New York cops’ cancer rate soaring in wake of 9/11

Before the World Trade Center attacks, the NYPD had five recorded thyroid cancer sufferers in its ranks. Since 2001, it’s had about 50.

Paramedic, Sept. 11 responder passes after battle with cancer

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.

Zadroga Act now covers prostate cancer

Prostate cancer has made the list of World Trade Center-related diseases covered under the Zadroga Act.