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FDNY's 9/11 cancer study clashes with federal report

The FDNY will claim it has discovered an increasing rate of blood cancers among firefighters who worked at the collapsed Twin Towers after Sept. 11

By Susan Edelman and Sally Goldenberg
The New York Post

NEW YORK — The Fire Department plans to release a study that claims firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center after the 9/11 terror attacks are suffering an increased rate of cancer — contradicting a recent federal analysis that failed to make the link, The Post has learned.

In a report to be published in early September in The Lancet medical journal, the FDNY will claim it has discovered an increasing rate of blood cancers among firefighters who worked at the collapsed Twin Towers after Sept. 11, several sources said.

Full story: FDNY's 9/11 cancer study clashes with federal report




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