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Nearly 20 Years Later, Cancer Rates Higher in 9/11 First Responders

7 days ago   |   By Web MD

This particular group of responders appears to have an increased risk of developing thyroid cancer, leukemia and prostate cancer, as well as a slightly elevated overall risk of cancer, researchers report.
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Sept. 11 Responders May Be at Heightened Risk of Developing Leukemia

Sept. 11 Responders May Be at Heightened Risk of Developing Leukemia

7 days ago   |   By Time

After the Twin Towers fell on Sept. 11, 2001, the thousands of people involved in rescue-and-cleanup efforts were exposed to carcinogens and other toxins as they breathed in contaminated air and dug through industrial rubble.
Studies completed since then have shown elevated rates of conditions including multiple myeloma , prostate cancer and thyroid cancer among 9/11 responders and those who worked near the site. A new study published Jan. 14 in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum adds another to that list: leukemia.
“After about 12 years of follow-up, there was an increase in the rate of all...
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