Last week, a group of health specialists and 9/11 survivor representatives known as the Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (S.T.A.C.) made a historic recommendation to the federal government to add more than 30 types of cancers to the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. It is historic because, since the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund was first established shortly after the attacks, people have been fighting to have cancer added under the law. More.
In 9/11 cancer debate, time is of the essence