Posts Tagged ‘dr. JOhn Howard’

Zadroga Bill to Cover 50 Types of Cancer

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News

by Adel Manoukian 50 types of cancer have joined the list of covered conditions for the World Trade Center Health Program linked to the Zadroga Bill that was passed in early 2011. This comes after Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, reviewed the link between exposure to the [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Cancer Care Added for 9/11 First Responders

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

After several heated hours, on Wednesday, March 28, the 15-member World Trade Center Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) decided that the federal government should cover treatment of thyroid cancer, melanoma, cancer of the respiratory and digestive systems, breast cancer, soft tissue sarcomas, eye cancer, oral cavity cancer, ovarian cancer, urinary tract cancer, leukemia, lymphoma [&hellip
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