Study Finds No Clear Cancer Link For 9/11 Responders

Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 3:24 PM EST) -- A study published Wednesday found no significant increase in cancer among first responders and others exposed to dust and debris from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a finding that comes months after the federal government decided a compensation fund should cover many cancers.

The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, included more than 55,000 people enrolled in a 9/11-related health registry and examined data from 2003 to 2008. Conducted by researchers from the city and state of New York health departments and researchers...
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