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ALBANY — The NYPD would be required to provide the list of cops who worked at Ground Zero to cancer researchers under legislation being drafted in the Legislature.
The measure was requested by the police officers union, which says the studies could help secure needed federal health money for ailing cops.
Scientists at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan have asked for the full roster of officers who served at Ground Zero, but the NYPD’s surgeon refused, citing privacy concerns.
Assemblyman Micah Kellner (D-Manhattan) and state Sen. Diane Savino (D-S.I.) ripped the decision and
Originally posted by MikeNice81
reply to post by TheCommentator
IF they can establish a link between the cops and cancer,
Originally posted by litterbaux
reply to post by mike dangerously
Those buildings were full of asbestos, If they wouldn't have been destroyed by terrorists it would have been an issue to get rid of all that. Everyone in the area was exposed to it. The entire city could be used as a cancer research center.
At the very least, they are trying to study it.