Cancer rates among those who responded to the terror attacks on the World Trade Centre in September 2001 have skyrocketed, with more than 2500 cases diagnosed among rescuers. The figures represent a sharp uptick in cases over the last year – in 2013 the figure stood at only 1140 diagnoses. The new data means that one in fifteen people who responded to the attack have been diagnosed with at least one type of cancer. More.
Cancer rates in 9/11 responders skyrocket