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All NYC Police World Trade Center Cancer Victims

Mt. Sinai is conducting a cancer study on law enforcement members who worked rescue, recovery or cleanup at any of the WTC designated sites. The results of this study may lead to the inclusion of cancer as a recognized disease under the recently approved Zadroga bill. If you or anyone you know worked at any of the WTC designated sites, and have since developed any form of cancer, please contact Valerie Dabas at (212) 298-9162 or e-mail her at vdabas@nycpba.org.

In order to confirm the diagnosis of cancer and to assess the scope and genesis of member illnesses, Mount Sinai is asking that you print out and complete the medical release form to allow Mount Sinai access to medical records of your private treating physicians (except those records relating to alcohol and drug abuse, psychiatric treatment and HIV) and facilitate your participation in the study.

Kindly mail the form to the PBA to: 

      Attention: Valerie Dabas
      125 Broad Street, 11th Floor
      New York, NY 10004

Studies

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Multiple Myeloma in World Trade Center Responders: A Case Series

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
August 2009 - Volume 51 - Issue 8 - pp 896-902


2008 Annual Report on 9/11 Health

WTC Medical Working Group of NYC
September 2008

World Trade Center Responder Fatality Investigation Program: Confirmed Deaths as of December 2008

What you need to know about Sarcoidosis

Dr. Kerry Kelly's Testimony before the City Council
September 14, 2006

Monitoring of World Trade Center Health Effects Has Progressed, but Not for Federal Responders
Statement of Cynthia A. Bascetta
Director, Health Care
United States Government Accountability Office
September 10, 2005

Granulomatous Disease in Common Variable Immunodeficiency
Annals of Internal Medicine
15 October 1997

Pulmonary Loss in WTC Rescue Workers
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
April 27, 2006

Surveillance for World Trade Center Disaster Health Effects Among Survivors of Collapsed and Damaged Buildings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
April 7, 2006
Vol. 55 No. SS-2

Health and Environmental Consequences of the World Trade Center Disaster
Environmental Health Perspectives
May 2004
Vol 112 No. 6