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    Barasch & McGarry Honors National Cancer Survivors Month

    By Michael Barasch

    June is National Cancer Survivors Month. There are more than 17 million cancer survivors in the United States today, including thousands of 9/11 community members. If you are diagnosed with any 9/11-related cancer or respiratory illness, Barasch & McGarry can help you access resources through the free World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).  […]

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    What Are the Most Common 9/11 Cancers?

    By Michael Barasch

    Anyone exposed to toxins on or after 9/11 at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan, the Pentagon, or the Flight 93 crash site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania has an increased risk of developing 69 different types of cancer. The most common cancers for 9/11 responders and survivors are skin cancer, including melanoma, breast cancer, and prostate cancer. […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Honors National Cancer Prevention Month

    By Michael Barasch

    The more than half a million first responders and survivors who were exposed to Ground Zero toxins after 9/11 have a higher risk of developing many respiratory illnesses and 69 different types of cancer. In the days after 9/11, government officials claimed the air in Lower Manhattan was safe to breathe. But 9/11 didn’t end […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Remembers Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly half a million first responders and people working, living, and studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 have a dramatically higher risk of developing severe respiratory illnesses and 69 different types of cancer as a result of their exposure to World Trade Center toxins, including ovarian cancer. […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes National Cancer Control Month

    By Michael Barasch

    April is National Cancer Control Month. 9/11 first responders and people who were working, living, or studying in Lower Manhattan below Canal Street on and after 9/11 are at risk of developing many respiratory illnesses and 69 different types of cancer from their exposure to Ground Zero toxins. According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 1.9 […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    February is Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month. If you were there as a first responder or you worked, lived, or studied in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11, you have a higher risk of developing many respiratory illnesses and 69 different types of cancer resulting from exposure to Ground Zero toxins, including gallbladder and bile […]

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