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Government to Cover Cancer Treatment for 9/11 Responders

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health announced Sept. 10 that responders and survivors who were exposed to toxic compounds from the wreckage of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will be covered for cancer under the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
September 12, 2012

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health announced Sept. 10 that responders and survivors who were exposed to toxic compounds from the wreckage of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will be covered for cancer under the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers, and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 can receive free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer.

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