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

News 12 Staff

Oct 14, 2015, 3:59 PM

Updated 3,175 days ago

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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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