Study: NYPD members who served at Ground Zero have higher cancer rates

A study shows that members of the NYPD who served at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11 attacks have significantly higher rates of cancer.

A study shows that members of the NYPD who served at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11 attacks have significantly higher rates of cancer. (10/14/15)

MANHATTAN - A study shows that members of the NYPD who served at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11 attacks have significantly higher rates of cancer.

The study was conducted by the police department and a group of hospitals.

The New York Post reports that police officers who worked at Ground Zero after the attacks had 50 percent more cancer diagnoses than officers did in the years before the attacks.

 

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