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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes National Thyroid Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    January is National Thyroid Awareness Month. The half a million first responders and survivors who were exposed to Ground Zero toxins after 9/11 all have a dramatically higher risk of 68 different types of cancer, including thyroid cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 43,800 new cases of thyroid cancer (11,860 in men […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. There were nearly half a million first responders and people working, living, and studying in Lower Manhattan on and after 9/11 who have a higher risk of developing respiratory illness and 68 different types of cancer linked to the WTC toxins, including thyroid cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents dozens […]

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    Guarding Against Recurrent 9/11-Related Thyroid Cancer

    By Michael Barasch

    Although it is a fairly rare cancer, thyroid cancer was one of the most prevalent 9/11-related diseases to emerge among WTC responders and Ground Zero rescue and recovery workers. The disease has a very short latency period of only 2.5 years after exposure, so it wasn’t very surprising to see thyroid cancer get a jump […]

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