New York Times - "Study Suggests Higher Cancer Risk for 9-11 Firefighters"

 – September 2, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

A new study from The Lancet says firefighters who toiled in the wreckage of the World Trade Center in 2001 were 19 percent more likely to develop cancer than those who were not there. The Lancet also published other reports related to the September 11 attacks, including one by researchers at The Mount Sinai Medical Center showing the persistence of respiratory, gastrointestinal and mental illness among rescue and recovery workers. Learn more.