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    Barasch & McGarry to Host Free Webinar in Recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Anyone who was in Lower Manhattan or after 9/11 has a significantly higher risk of developing many respiratory illnesses and 69 different types of cancer, including skin cancer, as a result of exposure to Ground Zero toxins. On Wednesday, May 31, at 5:00 p.m., EST, Barasch & McGarry will […]

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    Melanoma Monday Recognizes Major Threat to 9/11 Community

    By Michael Barasch

    Today is Melanoma Monday. 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 — including melanoma, a form of skin cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents nearly 2,000 9/11 victims […]

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    Why Men in the 9/11 Community Are at Greater Risk from Melanoma

    By Michael Barasch

    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 — including melanoma, a form of skin cancer. Men in the 9/11 community have a particularly high risk of developing melanoma – and […]

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    Melanoma Monday Recognizes Major Threat to 9/11 Community

    By Michael Barasch

    Today is Melanoma Monday. 9/11 first responders and citizens who were exposed to Ground Zero toxins in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or during the 8 following months are at a dramatically higher risk of developing 68 different types of cancer, including the deadliest form of skin cancer and most common cancer in the 9/11 community, […]

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    Melanoma Monday Recognizes Major Threat to 9/11 Community

    By Michael Barasch

    Today is Melanoma Monday. 9/11 first responders and citizens who were exposed to Ground Zero toxins in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or during the 8 following months are at a dramatically higher risk of developing 68 different types of cancer, including the deadliest form of skin cancer and most common cancer in the 9/11 community, […]

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    If you were in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or in the 8 months that followed, you may be eligible for compensation through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Call us at 888-351-9421 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.

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    Dealing With a Diagnosis of 9/11-Related Skin Cancer

    By Michael Barasch

    People who contracted skin cancer due to exposure to the toxic atmosphere around Ground Zero after 9/11 — such as firefighters, police officers, downtown residents, workers, students, teachers and many others — can receive lifetime health care from the World Trade Center Health Program for both non-melanoma and melanoma types of cancer. The WTCHP covers […]

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