Cancer rate 15% higher than normal for 9/11 responders: study

April 23, 2013 1:03 PM

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Cancer rate 15% higher than normal for 9/11 responders: study

Mount Sinai Hospital’s World Trade Center Health Program has found an increase primarily in three types of the disease, thyroid, prostate and blood cancers.

Cancer among 9/11 responders is 15% higher than among people not exposed to the Ground Zero toxins, a study by Mount Sinai Hospital’s World Trade Center Health Program has found.

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