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originally posted by: neutronflux
Something like this?
originally posted by: firerescue
You don't think that FDNY would not know this …..??
Forgotten victims of 9/11 are developing cancer at alarming rates
Detective Zadroga’s autopsy revealed that his lungs were full of ground glass and noxious chemicals. The WTC dust that he breathed in contained asbestos, benzene, jet fuel and other carcinogens. Detective Zadroga’s death was the first to be officially linked to the toxins present at the World Trade Center.
Everyone lining up to get some cash
gets on the bandwagon and it becomes a lawyer-driven money-fest.
Study: WTC Conditions on 9/11 Led to Higher Cancer Risk for Firefighters
The study, which appears in a special 9/11 issue of The Lancet, examined 9,853 firefighters, including those exposed to the WTC conditions on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as those who were not.
According to senior author David Prezant, M.D., professor of medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, and his coauthors, about 12,500 Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) firefighters were exposed to potentially hazardous aerosolized dust on 9/11. This dust consisted of pulverized cement, glass fibers, asbestos, lead, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated furans and dioxins produced as combustion byproducts from the collapsed and burning buildings. Firefighters also were exposed to potentially toxic fumes from burning jet fuel and from diesel smoke emitted by heavy equipment during the 10-month recovery effort.
Comparing Cancer Rates
Researchers accessed the health records for all firefighters in the study dating back to 1996, which were available as part of FDNY’s rigorous health registry. They then compared the cancer incidence rates in WTC-exposed firefighters with cancer incidence in non-exposed firefighters, as well as with a sample of people selected from the U.S. National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database who were similar in age, race and ethnic origin to the firefighters
Risk assessment for asbestos-related cancer from the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center
Robert P Nolan, Malcolm Ross, Gordon L Nord, Charles W Axten, Jeffrey P Osleeb, Stanislav G Domnin, Bertram Price, Richard Wilson
Journal of occupational and environmental medicine 47 (8), 817-825, 2005
Objective: We sought to estimate the lifetime risk of asbestos-related cancer for residents of Lower Manhattan attributable to asbestos released into the air by the 9/11 attack on New York City's World Trade Center (WTC).
Health effects of the World Trade Center 9/11 disaster: An overview
Michael A Crane, Debra J Milek, Yelena Globina, Leah Seifu, Philip J Landrigan
Fire technology 49 (3), 813-825, 2013
More than ten years after the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center (WTC) disaster, 9/11 responders and lower Manhattan community residents still suffer from the adverse health consequences of this horrific event.
World Trade Center Dust: Composition and Spatial-Temporal Considerations for Health
World Trade Center Pulmonary Diseases and Multi-Organ System Manifestations, 107-120, 2018
The events of 9/11 caused a unique health hazard by creating a large dust cloud and debris fires that burned for months.
originally posted by: neutronflux
Your heartless and idiotic words?
However, a proper study by real experts would fully expose the impact of 9/11 and therefore facilitate appropriate action.
The FDNY reports that in addition to the 343 FDNY members killed on 9/11, another 127 firefighters have died of illnesses related to working at Ground Zero in the past 15 years.
This includes 17 people who died in the last year, according to the FDNY.
The Uniformed Firefighters Officers Association (UFOA) reports that 1,396 members have cancers associated with exposures at Ground Zero, 5,723 have gastrointestinal issues and more than 5,500 have lower airway issues. Many of these current and former FDNY members have two conditions.