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    Prostate & Breast Cancer in the 9/11 Community: After Skin Cancers, These Are the Most Common Cancers

    By Michael Barasch

    Both women and men who were first responders or who were working, living, or studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 have a higher risk of developing respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer from exposure to Ground Zero toxins. Skin cancers are the most common cancer in the 9/11 community, and breast […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Studies show that both women and men who were first responders or who were working, living, or studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 have a higher risk of developing many respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer from exposure to Ground Zero toxins, including breast cancer. […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Remembers Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  We are hosting a webinar on October 25 at 5:00 p.m. EST with Dr. Paul Baron, Chief Breast Surgeon of Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Register here: www.911victims.com/breast Studies show that both women and men who were first responders or who were working, living, or studying […]

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  • Breast Cancer Does Not Just Affect Women

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    Breast Cancer Does Not Just Affect Women

    By Michael Barasch

    As you may know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is a horrific disease that affects 1 in 8 women, and 1 in 100,000 men. I have been shocked by the fact that of the 200,000+ men in the 9/11 Community, our law firm alone now represents 30 men with breast cancer (not […]

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    Breast Cancer Awareness Month is Not Just for Women

    By Michael Barasch

    October is breast cancer awareness month. But let’s remember that men get breast cancer, too. Male breast cancer is so rare that it only affects every 1 in 100,000 men. But in the 9/11 community, the rate of breast cancer in men is much higher than the national average. As of today, our law firm […]

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  • Breast Cancer Strikes Men Too – the Zadroga Act Can Help

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    Breast Cancer Strikes Men Too – the Zadroga Act Can Help

    By Michael Barasch

    Breast cancer is among the 68 cancers officially linked to exposure to WTC toxins. While this is a disease that primarily affects women, about one in a thousand men will develop breast cancer. The Zadroga Act provides health care and compensation to men suffering from this rare cancer. Unfortunately, some men feel ashamed of their […]

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