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    Some 9/11-Related Illnesses Not Yet Covered by Health Program or Victim Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    We have known for many years that anyone exposed to Ground Zero toxins after 9/11 has a much higher risk of developing 68 different types of cancer and a host of  respiratory diseases. But there are other illnesses for which the 500,000 9/11 first responders and survivors have a higher risk, such as uterine 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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    WTC Health Program to Consider Covering Uterine Cancer

    By Michael Barasch

    9/11 first responders and survivors who develop uterine cancer as a result of their exposure to Ground Zero toxins could become eligible for free health care and compensation from the World Trade Center Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). The health program’s Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee recently voted to study whether Ground Zero […]

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  • October 1, 2021

    World Trade Center health panel takes first step to add uterine cancer to 9/11 diseases

    The Journal News | lohud.com

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  • September 12, 2021

    More people have now died from 9/11 illnesses than during Sept. 11 attacks

    New York Post

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  • September 6, 2021

    New York City rebuilt after 9/11. Facing a different catastrophe, it sets out to do it again.

    USA Today

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  • August 31, 2021

    Understanding The World Trade Center Health Program

    Bloomberg

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  • February 3, 2021

    A top 9/11 lawyer is crusading to help families take advantage of their last chance to receive awards

    Fortune

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  • September 14, 2021

    Deadly legacy: Exposure to 9/11 toxic dust affects financial district workers

    The Bond Buyer

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  • September 13, 2021

    For Many, 9/11 Lingers in Form of Life-Threatening Illnesses

    The Tablet

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  • September 13, 2021

    9/11 death toll claims continue to grow two decades after attacks

    The Washington Times

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  • September 11, 2021

    9/11 didn’t end on 9/11′: attorney says his clients are still dying 20 years later

    Yahoo! News

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  • September 11, 2021

    Many 9/11 survivors still battle with illness decades later

    Fox News Channel

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  • September 11, 2021

    After surviving 9/11-related illnesses, they face another great risk: COVID-19

    The Palm Beach Post

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  • Victim Compensation FundZadroga ActWTC Health Program

    Some 9/11-Related Illnesses Not Yet Covered by Health Program or Victim Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    We have known for many years that anyone exposed to Ground Zero toxins after 9/11 has a much higher risk of developing 68 different types of cancer and a host of  respiratory diseases. But there are other illnesses for which the 500,000 9/11 first responders and survivors have a higher risk, such as uterine cancer, […]

    Read More
  • Zadroga ActWTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation Fund

    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 […]

    Read More
  • Victim Compensation FundWTC Health ProgramZadroga Act

    WTC Health Program to Consider Covering Uterine Cancer

    By Michael Barasch

    9/11 first responders and survivors who develop uterine cancer as a result of their exposure to Ground Zero toxins could become eligible for free health care and compensation from the World Trade Center Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). The health program’s Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee recently voted to study whether Ground Zero […]

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    New York Elected Officials Renew Call to Protect 9/11 Community

    By Michael Barasch

    As the nation honored the twentieth remembrance of September 11, 2001, a bipartisan group of New York State elected officials called for additional resources to fully fund the World Trade Center Health Program. The health program provides medical treatment and monitoring for more than 100,000 responders and survivors who have been diagnosed with 9/11-related conditions, […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Remembers Blood Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, focusing attention on two types of cancer that impact the 9/11 community, leukemia and lymphoma. Leukemia affects the blood and bone marrow, while lymphomas mainly affect the lymph nodes. In 2021, an estimated 61,090 new cases of all types of leukemia and 90,390 new cases of all types of […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Remembers Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Women who were first responders or 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 presumed linked to the WTC toxins, including ovarian cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents many 9/11 community members […]

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