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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    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 respiratory illnesses and 69 different types of cancer as a result of their exposure to World Trade Center toxins, including prostate cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents nearly 5,000 members […]

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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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  • WTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation FundZadroga Act

    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Prostate 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 respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer that are presumed linked to the World Trade Center toxins, including prostate cancer. Barasch & […]

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  • Zadroga ActVictim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Prostate 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 respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer that are presumed linked to the WTC toxins, including prostate cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents […]

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

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

    By Michael Barasch

    Less than two years before the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks, scientists and healthcare providers still have many lingering questions about the effects on those who reported to the scene and participated in the months-long recovery effort. Higher cancer rates have been reported among the first responders who served […]

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    Prostate Cancer Linked to WTC Dust: Deadline to Register for Compensation is October 21

    By Michael Barasch

    There is an upcoming deadline for 9/11 responders who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer.  If you worked at Ground Zero in the wake of the terrorist attacks, there is a legal presumption that exposure to the WTC toxic dust caused your prostate cancer.  The deadline to register for compensation for 9/11 cancers is generally […]

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