9/11 Victim Compensation

U.S. Was at War With al-Qaida Before 9/11 Military Judge Rules, Allowing Trial Against Alleged Plotter to Proceed

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Programs established in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks – including the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and the World Trade Center Health Program – have provided much needed financial and medical help to those who suffered because of the events of that tragic day. As effective and essential as these programs have been, one […]

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New Studies Show Increased Cancer Risk for Firefighters Who Responded to World Trade Center Attacks

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Few groups have suffered from the long-term effects of the 9/11 attacks more than firefighters and other first responders who rushed to Ground Zero in the minutes, hours, and days after the first plane hit. Since that horrible day, scores of illnesses and cancers in firefighters, recovery workers, and residents of Lower Manhattan have been […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Victim Compensation

Skin Cancers Most Common 9/11 Related Cancers

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

9/11 related skin cancer is, by far, the  most common type of cancer suffered by downtown  New York City residents, workers, and students who were present in lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 attacks. This exposed population suffers from many types of skin cancers, including non-melanoma (malignant neoplasms) skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Skin Cancer, Blogroll