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2,500 Ground Zero Workers Have Cancer


Health & Wellness  (tags: Ground Zero, workers, cancer, risks, health, disease, illness, death, humans, news, study, medicine, government, healthcare )

Carrie
- 147 days ago - nypost.com
More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year.



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Phil P. (93)
Monday July 28, 2014, 1:06 pm
Tragic. Tip of the iceberg?
 

Birgit W. (152)
Monday July 28, 2014, 1:43 pm
Heartbreaking, thank you.
 

Yvonne White (233)
Monday July 28, 2014, 2:43 pm
Oh, but They said it was Safe...:( Freakin' Bu$h League Killers! :(
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Monday July 28, 2014, 3:39 pm
Noted. Thanks, Carrie.
Upon seeing the article's title, a picture formed in my mind of Christine Todd Whitman---who proclaimed that the site was not toxic soonafter 9/11 during a press conference. If ever I see her on TV, I quickly change the channel. I am completely disgusted.
 

Carol P. (46)
Monday July 28, 2014, 5:03 pm
Considering that these types of workers would be more likely to enter toxic environments than the general public, at some point, I have to wonder if it is appropriate to only blame 911.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Monday July 28, 2014, 11:35 pm
So sad. My thoughts and prayers are with them. Thanks Carrie
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (44)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:04 am
Noted. Very sad.
Thanks Carrie.
 

Barbara Palau-Lipford (1067)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 6:33 am
Noted sadly! TY Carrie!
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:33 am
Noted.
 

Paul Normington (0)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 3:27 pm
YOU ARE I N MY PRAYERS
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 3:08 am
sadly noted
 

Winn Adams (204)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 6:40 am
These people need to be helped.
 

Evanola Davis (83)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 9:32 am
Tragic end for people who were only trying to help.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 12:24 pm
Noted.
 

Charlie Rush (66)
Sunday August 3, 2014, 9:43 pm
This article is most disheartening, but not surprising.
 
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